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SMS Short Codes (SMS Competition Lines)

We offer Shared SMS Short Codes and Dedicated SMS ShortCodes, also know as SMS Competition Lines or Numbers.

Example: SMS the word CRAWFIN to “45776” to enter our school competition. CRAWFIN is the Keyword, and 45776 is the Shortcode.

Note: with a dedicated shortcode, a keyword is not required.

Dedicated SMS Shortcodes

With your own Dedicated Shortcode, you can create multiple keywords running on the same Shortcode that you are “renting.”

Each keyword with have its own SMS response, and forwarding capabilities to mobile, email, etc. Hence, you can have multiple competitions, surveys, etc. running on the same Short Code. Or, – you can select to have no keywords setup.

To view the incoming messages from your Short Codes/keywords combination simply click “Shortcode – Incoming” from the menu.

COST OF A DEDICATED SMS SHORT CODE

Setup Fee (per Short Code) R 1999 Once Off (All Incl.)
Line rental R 999 Monthly (All Incl.)
Outgoing Reply SMS: Standard SMS rates

Unlimited Keywords linked to your dedicated short code.
Fees are paid in advance.

Shared SMS Shortcodes

With a Shared SMS Shortcode you can create ONE or more Keywords. Each keyword that you create linked to the shared shortcode is R 150 / month.

To apply for a Shared Shortcode with ONE keyword or more of your choice, login to your account and select “Keyword Application.”

You can also use the Short Codes for Feedback or Customer suggestions.

You can modify the properties of your responses for each keyword by clicking “Edit”.

To view the incoming messages from your Short Codes/keywords combination simply click “Shortcode – Incoming” from the menu.

COST OF A SHARED SHORT CODE

Setup Fee R 0 
Keyword rental R 150 / Monthly (All Incl.) - ONE Keyword
Outgoing Reply SMS: Standard SMS rates

Fees are paid in advance.
R150 / month for ONE keyword

Replies – Forwarding Settings

  1. Forward Email – Forward the incoming message to an email address(s).
  2. Forward Mobile – Forward the incoming message to a mobile number.
  3. Response – Send an automated response eg: Thank you for entering the competition.
  4. Post URL – The shortcode can be posted to a URL of your choice.

Short Codes or Competition Numbers are available on Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Virgin Mobile and Telkom Mobile.

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