Top 10 Cloud VoIP and SMS Platforms


VoIP and SMS Platforms allow to quickly build voice and texting apps and inbuild them to existing services or applications
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Twilio powers the future of business communications, enabling phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software. We take care of the messy telecom hardware and expose a globally available cloud API that developers can interact with to build intelligent & complex communications systems. As your app’s usage scales up or down, Twilio automatically scales with you. You only pay for what you use - no contracts, no shenanigans.
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Cloud API for Voice and SMS. You can build robust automated Text Messaging (SMS) applications with Tropo to send and receive text messages to mobile devices all over the world.
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Clickatell enables application developers to mobile message-enable their application for global bulk SMS delivery via our highly reliable SMS Gateway. Reach any customer on any mobile phone, anywhere, today
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Global SMS & Voice calls for businesses of all sizes. Build your business on the most reliable global communications backbone. Everything you need to create powerful Voice & SMS apps
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Nexmo is a simple API to push SMS at wholesale rates with high deliverability. Reach over 4 billion mobiles in more than 200 countries. Direct-to-carrier network and Adaptive Routing technology deliver low latency and consistent performance for any message or voice call. Our global network, backed by local country connectors, ensures reach to any phone while keeping your business compliant.
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Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a push messaging service that makes it simple & cost-effective to push to mobile devices & distributed services.
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2600hz allows Carriers, ITSPs, Developers and VARs to offer their own VoIP products & services on top of our fully supported and scalable telecom platform.
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Top vendor of IVR platforms and IVR hosting for enterprises, call centers, and IVR developers. We make it easy for businesses of all types and sizes to use the latest standards and technologies to improve customer service, increase loyalty, lower costs and drive new revenue.
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Phono by Tropo is a simple jQuery plugin and JavaScript library that turns any web browser into a phone; capable of making phone calls and sending instant messages. You can even connect to SIP clients; all with a simple unified API.
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BulkSMS.com is a leading SMS messaging service provider offering two-way SMS communication services straight from your internet enabled computer.
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Latest news about Cloud VoIP and SMS Platforms


2018. Twilio adds support for LINE



Communications API platform Twilio announced that it has added support for messenger LINE. With this, Twilio developers now have the ability to reach users on this service. The LINE support also extends to Twilio Studio, the company’s drag-and-drop app builder, and Flex, Twilio’s recently announced contact center solution. Twilio allows sending and receiving messages and supports many of the most popular messaging platforms, ranging from Facebook Messenger and Slack to WeChat, Kik and the new RCS text messaging standard. Missing from this list are the likes of WhatsApp and SnapChat, though they don’t have APIs that Twilio could easily integrate.


2016. VoIP platform provider Twilio launches add-on marketplace



Twilio announced the launch of its add-ons marketplace. Using these add-ons, developers who use Twilio’s API to power the messaging features of their apps and services can easily combine Twilio’s services with those of its partners. Twilio will handle the billing for its partners and developers can access their services with a single API call. For now, Twilio is working with 18 partners, including the likes of IBM Watson, NextCaller, WhitePages Pro, Mobile Commons and Payfone.  These add-ons are available for Twilio’s Programmable SMS, Programmable Voice and Twilio Lookup services.




2015. Communications platform Twilio raised $130M



Twilio, the developer-centric communications platform, has raised a $130 million Series E round. Twilio says the new round will allow it to accelerate its global expansion plans and expands its efforts to get into the enterprise. The company also says that it will likely use the new funding to ” execute on strategic opportunities such as the company’s recent acquisition of Authy.” Twilio’s innovative cloud communications platform is changing the way businesses communicate with their customers and Salesforce Ventures is excited to help Twilio continue to accelerate their growth. With this round, the company is also clearly setting itself up for an IPO. In total, Twilio has now raised $233.7 $240 million and while it’s not talking about its valuation, it’s an easy guess that we are now talking about more than $1 billion.