Learn more about the U.S. Short Code Directory.
About U.S. Short Code Directory
For a business to text message a consumer on their mobile phone, they have to use a unique 5-6 digit phone number called a short code. The U.S. Short Code Directory and the team at Tatango has assumed responsibility for the indexing of these unique phone numbers, creating the industry's only public address book.
Without this public service, there would be no public central repository for short code ownership information. This service is critical to the daily operation of business to consumer mobile messaging.
Tatango was founded in 2007, with the goal of providing easy-to-use mobile messaging software and industry expertise to brands and agencies. Since then, Tatango has grow into the market leader in mobile messaging. Tatango now powers mobile messaging campaigns for some of the most well know brands in the world.
Since 2012, Tatango has been a CSCA Top Short Code Provider. This designation by the Common Short Code Administration (CSCA) allows Tatango to offer a much shorter, and less expensive dedicated short code provisioning process for all of our clients. During the last 10 years, Tatango has provisioned short codes for presidential candidates to Fortune 500 brands, and is here to help you get your own short code.