Twilio Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Twilio Reviews


Brings voice and messaging to your web and mobile applications.

4.83/5 (6 reviews)
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Twilio Overview

Twilio brings to developers a powerful API for phone services which allows make and receive phone calls, and send and receive text messages. Twilio allows programmers to easily integrate various communication methods and to use existing web development skills, existing code, existing servers, existing databases and existing karma to solve these communication problems quickly and reliably.

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Intended Users
Freelancers, Small Business
Supported Countries
Europe, United States
Supported Languages

Twilio Pricing

Pricing model: Subscription

Pricing to make calls starts at 2 Cents/minute.
Pricing to receive calls starts at $1 monthly / phone number and 1 Cent per minute.

Competitors Pricing

Starting from: $149.00/month
Pricing model: Open-source, Subscription
Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)


Starting from: €3.49/month
Pricing model: Freemium, Subscription

JIRA Software

Starting from: $10.00/month
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

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  • · Voicemail, Voicemail to Email
  • · Local numbers
  • · Box, Dropbox, Google Drive Integrations
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  • · Hosted PBX
  • · Caller ID with Name
  • · Automated Attendant
  • · Call Waiting, Caller ID Blocking
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Key Features of Twilio

  • Phone Numbers API
  • Convert Text to Speech and Play Audio
  • Record Calls and Store Them
  • Create Conferences
  • API Queueing
  • Call Queues
  • Convert Speech to Text
  • Status Callbacks and Logs
  • Global Reach

Alternatives to Twilio

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  • · Calls to mobiles and landlines
  • · 1:1 video calls
  • · Group video calls & conferencing
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  • · Auto-correlate related alerts into high level incidents
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  • · Project Tracking
  • · Agile, Scrum, Kanban
  • · Project Planning
  • · Issue Tracking
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Twilio Reviews & Ratings

User ratings


Rating summary

Overall rating
Value for money
Ease of use
Customer support

All-inclusive API for international calls but limited portability functionnality

Verified Reviewer  27th of January

Julien Stien, Gérant de OnMesure
We use TWILIO by the way of LiveAgent' Twilio integration. it's very powerful, it's provide easy call recording, text-to-speech and queue. If you want to use physicals phones, it's a little bit more complicate than generic VOIP providers.

Pros: call recording call queuing text-to-speech for all calls texts built-in softphone (with flash)

Cons: so complicate to use himself the API laborious call records deleting (manually, one by one) no support and portability for 01- french geographical phone number Flash softphone is just a little bit slow to connect to the call (on customer side (web callback button) and agent side)

Rating breakdown
Value for money
Ease of use
Customer support

Time used

Less than 6 months

A ridiculously easy way to get started with phones.

Verified Reviewer  25th of September, 2014

Richard Lang, Software Developer
When the topic came up of integrating phone interactions into a software solution it could send a chill down any modern developer's back. Even the thought of choosing which provider to go with could leave me in a cold sweat, let alone handle the implementation. So I was doubtful when I plugged Twilio into NuGET and sent the first SMS message. But as it instantly arrived on my phone (prepended with the trial account message) I was left surprised at the ease.

Pros: - API packages across the board allow quick and easy integration. - Affordable pricing with volume scaling. - Trial accounts are able to see the technology work in real-time to gain an immediate understanding of what this service provides.

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1st of March, 2013

Rakesh Sharma
The main thing to remember about Twilio is that it’s a platform and can be used to create a wide-range of solutions. With it, you can build applications to address a wide variety of tasks including making or receiving calls and messages, converting your browser into a phone line and vice versa etc. Although these tasks sound fairly technical, Twilio strips away the complexity using a simple, easy-to-use applications programming interface. Registration is fairly simple and involves configuring a Twilio number for calls and messages.

Verified Reviewer  31st of May

Lance M. Steenson, President at Transaction Warehouse, Inc.

Rating breakdown
Value for money
Ease of use
Customer support

Time used

1-2 years

Verified Reviewer  28th of March

Raviv Ventura, VP Product & Co-Founder at Zoliro

Time used

Less than 6 months

Verified Reviewer  14th of October, 2015

Abdur Razique, CEO/Managing Director

Rating breakdown
Value for money
Ease of use
Customer support

Time used

Less than 6 months

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