New Zealand Dedicated Short-Codes

Updated 6 months ago

There are two types of dedicated short-codes available in New Zealand,

  1. Standard Rate Dedicated Short-Codes - Used for service-based communications where the end-user will get charged to reply, ie Appt reminders.

"XYZ Medical Clinic: Joe Bloggs had an appt with Dr ABC on 10/10/2020 at 10:45am. Please reply to confirm Y or N. Standard SMS and data charges apply."

Pricing can be seen here

  1. Zero-Rated Dedicated Short-Codes - Used for any marketing messages to ensure the opt-out is free of charge to the recipient.

"ABC Sportwear: Come in store this Friday for 50% off all stock for VIP members. Make sure you bring your membership cards. Reply STOP to opt-out"

Pricing for these Zero-Rated numbers are handled differently and therefore will occur different charges.

Set-Up fee: $250 AUD

Monthly Fee: $250 AUD

Outbound SMS Rate: $0.12/message AUD

* Pricing will be converted to your account currency.

  • All applications will require to provide a 'Free to call' NZ phone number for networks to contact. If you are unable to provide this, we will provide one for an additional $30 AUD monthly charge. These calls will be directed to our tech team who will then contact you.

Get in touch with our 24/7 Chat support if you would like to proceed with your application.

Please note, a 6-month commitment is required. Shortcode can take up to 4-6 weeks to be set up.


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