Short codes are widely used for value-added services such as television voting, ordering ringtones, charity donations, pulling information from application, sales force automation, interactive campaign and various mobile services.
Most of the Short Code SMS Service Providers have tie up with almost all major Service Providers
Use this five- or six-digit number to provide customers with an easy to memorize code that enables immediate participation in marketing campaigns. Dedicated Short Codes are capable of enabling high volume outbound mobile communication to opt-in subscribers and also perfect for enabling mobile responses for print, radio, TV, event or FMCG packaging campaigns.
Short codes have been made more popular in the last few years by a number of television shows that allow viewers to text a message to a short number. Examples include viewers sending a text message to a short code to vote for their favorite contestant of a reality TV show, or to make a charitable donation. These short codes have since become a very effective form of marketing for nearly any type of business. The use of short codes has boomed in the business industry as more and more companies are realizing that text message marketing is a very quick, inexpensive, and more productive way to reach their customers (or potential customers).