Product Overview

Our Bulk SMS gateways ensure that you can reach your customers instantly with a quick and simple integration. This means that you can send relevant, targeted messages to a large group with only one API request. Brand your messages with your company or service name by using a Sender ID. This is an alphanumeric code that gives your users confidence on the source of the message while at the same time promoting brand visibility.

Pay-As-You-Go

Only top up your account with what you want to use. There are no plans or minimum requirements

Non - Expiry

Once purchased, your SMS messages remain valid until you send them out to your users.

Delivery Reports

We process and share delivery notifications that to your applications for all SMS messages sent using our APIs

Use cases

Notification Services

Add instant notifications to your applications to inform your clients when important events are generated. Sample scenarios include financial transactions, reminders or sharing updates with your users

Two Factor Authentication

Secure your mobile and web applications by sending SMS based authentication tokens. This has proved to be a useful and vital tool for verifying users of your service

Customer Engagement Platforms

Businesses see Bulk SMS as the quickest way to start engaging with their customers. Our APIs make it very easy to build a scalable platform that can be used to provided businesses an easy way to get started on mass text communication

All you need to build

# import package import africastalking
#initialize SDK username = "YOUR_USERNAME"
# Initialize a service e.g. SMS sms = africastalking.SMS
# Use the service synchronously response = sms.send("Hello There!", ["+2547XXXXXXXX"])
print(response)

AT Labs

Start your first SMS campaign

We have provided extensive resources to help you quickly build, integrate and test your applications.

See sample code

Pricing

Kenya



Bulk SMS

Basic Plan
KES 0 - 19,999
Plus Plan
KES 20,000 - 99,999
Premium Plan
KES 100,000 - 399,999
Max Plan
KES 400,000+
Safaricom KES 0.8 KES 0.7 KES 0.6 KES 0.4
Airtel Kenya (Local Traffic) KES 0.8 KES 0.8 KES 0.7 KES 0.6
Airtel Kenya (International Traffic)* USD 0.056
Other Kenyan Telcos KES 0.8 KES 0.8 KES 0.7 KES 0.6
International Markets View price list

*Please Note: Airtel identifies traffic as international when your sender Id represents a brand that terminates messages to more than one country. That means that if you are sending messages from Kenya to an Airtel subscriber in any other country, then that message will be identified as international.




Sender ID

Sender ID set up cost for all Mobile Service Providers

Telco Set Up
Safaricom, Airtel KES 8,700
Telkom KES 4,500
Equitel KES 9,000



Bulk SMS

Basic Plan
UGX 0 - 499,999
Plus Plan
UGX 500,000 - 2,499,999
Premium Plan
UGX 2,500,000 - 9,999,999
Max Plan
UGX 10,000,000+
MTN Uganda UGX 35 UGX 30 UGX 25 UGX 25
Airtel Uganda (Local Traffic) UGX 35 UGX 35 UGX 30 UGX 25
Airtel Uganda (International Traffic)* USD 0.056
Other Ugandan Telcos UGX 35 UGX 35 UGX 30 UGX 25

*Please Note: Airtel identifies traffic as international when your sender Id represents a brand that terminates messages to more than one country. That means that if you are sending messages from Uganda to an Airtel subscriber in any other country, then that message will be identified as international.




Sender ID

Set Up Monthly Maintenance
MTN Uganda None UGX 250,000
Airtel Uganda UGX 250,000 None
Africell UGX 250,000 None



Bulk SMS

Basic Plan
TZS 0 - 499,999
Plus Plan
TZS 500,000 - 2,499,999
Premium Plan
TZS 2,500,000 - 9,999,999
Max Plan
TZS 10,000,000+
Vodacom Tanzania TZS 35 TZS 35 TZS 30 TZS 30
Other Tanzanian Telcos TZS 35 TZS 35 TZS 30 TZS 30



Sender ID

It is currently free to raise Sender IDs




Bulk SMS

Basic Plan
RWF 0 - 99,999
Plus Plan
RWF 100,000 - 499,999
Premium Plan
RWF 500,000 - 1,999,999
Max Plan
RWF 2,000,000+
MTN Rwanda RWF 14 RWF 14 RWF 13 RWF 12
Other Rwandese Telcos RWF 10 RWF 10 RWF 8 RWF 6



Sender ID

It is currently free to raise Sender IDs




Bulk SMS

Basic Plan
NGN 0 - 99,999
Plus Plan
NGN 100,000 - 499,999
Premium Plan
NGN 500,000 - 999,999
Max Plan
NGN 1,000,000+
MTN Nigeria Corporate Bind NGN 3.0 NGN 3.0 NGN 2.5 NGN 2.5
All other Telco's NGN 2.2 NGN 2.0 NGN 2.0 NGN 2.0



Sender ID

It is currently free to raise Sender IDs




Bulk SMS

Telco Cost
Airtel Malawi (Local Traffic) MWK 15
Airtel Malawi (International Traffic)* USD 0.056
Other Malawi Telcos MWK 15

*Please Note: Airtel identifies traffic as international when your sender Id represents a brand that terminates messages to more than one country. That means that if you are sending messages from Malawi to an Airtel subscriber in any other country, then that message will be identified as international.




Sender ID

It is currently free to raise Sender IDs

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