What are short codes?
A short code is a short virtual number that is usually 5 or 6 digits long. They are typically used to send bulk application to person (A2P) SMS messages for the purposes of Marketing, 2FA, and notifications.
Dedicated short codes are provisioned solely for one customer, you have dedicated access to that short code in that country.
Dedicated short codes usually allow 2-way SMS. You can send and receive SMS with a dedicated short code.
|Country||International Reach||Shared/ Dedicated||Lead Times||Availability||Set up Fee||Monthly rental fee||Notes|
|Canada||No||Dedicated||6-8 weeks||On Request Only||see nexmo.com||see nexmo.com|
|Canada||No||Shared*||3-5 business days||On Request Only||see nexmo.com||see nexmo.com|
|France||No||Dedicated||8-10 weeks||On Request Only||€1630||€1600||Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.|
|Japan||No||Dedicated||8-10 weeks||On Request Only||€1280||€1400||Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.|
|New Zealand||No||Dedicated||6-9 weeks||On Request Only||€200||€257||Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.|
|United States||No||Dedicated||8-12 weeks||On Request Only||see nexmo.com||see nexmo.com|