Short code or 10-digit long code?

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    We hope this Q&A has helped you learn more about your messaging needs and the pros and cons of 10DLC and short codes.

    Short codes are a great choice for high-volume, measurable, brand-focused messaging like marketing. With 10DLC, you still get pretty high throughput at a lower cost, and the chance to use local area codes.

    Next, take a deeper dive with these guides. One explores your wider originator options in detail and the other focuses on 10DLC.