Twilio vs. Nexmo vs. Plivo

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools







Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 4.48K
  • 3.66K
  • 5.48K
  • 120
  • 456
  • 174
  • 838
  • 102
  • 153


What is Twilio?

Twilio offers developers a powerful API for phone services to make and receive phone calls, and send and receive text messages. Their product allows programmers to more easily integrate various communication methods into their software and programs.

What is Nexmo?

Nexmo connects your apps directly to carriers around the world. Integrate SMS and Voice messages using one simple API. Use Nexmo Verity to register users, verify transactions, and implement two factor authentication.

What is Plivo?

Plivo provides basic building block APIs in the form of Plivo XML and HTTP API, to create telephony apps, so developers can completely do away with learning the nitty-gritty of the telephony plumbing.


Why do developers choose Twilio?
  • Why do you like Twilio?

    Why do developers choose Nexmo?
    Why do you like Nexmo?

    Why do developers choose Plivo?
    Why do you like Plivo?


    What are the cons of using Twilio?
    No Cons submitted yet for Twilio
    Downsides of Twilio?

    What are the cons of using Nexmo?
    No Cons submitted yet for Nexmo
    Downsides of Nexmo?

    What are the cons of using Plivo?
    No Cons submitted yet for Plivo
    Downsides of Plivo?


    How much does Twilio cost?
    Twilio Pricing
    How much does Nexmo cost?
    Nexmo Pricing
    How much does Plivo cost?
    Plivo Pricing


    What companies use Twilio?
    582 companies on StackShare use Twilio
    What companies use Nexmo?
    24 companies on StackShare use Nexmo
    What companies use Plivo?
    12 companies on StackShare use Plivo


    What tools integrate with Twilio?
    41 tools on StackShare integrate with Twilio
    What tools integrate with Nexmo?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Nexmo
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Twilio, Nexmo, and Plivo?

    • BulkSMS - Cost-effective and reliable sending and receiving of SMS messages globally.
    • MessageBird - The world's fastest, most reliable cloud communications provider for enterprises.
    • Tropo - Add Voice and SMS to Your Applications
    • VoxImplant - Easily embed audio and video communication into your apps

    See all alternatives to Twilio

    Latest News

    New webhooks and reporting for Twilio Authy (2FA) an...
    I Sent Valentine’s Day Text Reminders to My Boyfrien...
    Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts Delivered via Twil...
    Text-To-Speech calls with Laravel and Nexmo
    Sending and receiving SMS Laravel Notifications with...
    Send and Receive SMS With Java Using Nexmo

    Interest Over Time

    Get help choosing one of these