What Wireless Carriers Support Short Codes?

SMS Short code messaging is the process of using a 5-6 digit phone number to send and receive text messages for some form of marketing campaign. Short codes are provisioned and supported by wireless carriers at the request of brands and organizations. In the United States, the following wireless carriers are able to support short code messaging:

United States

  • Aerialink
  • Alaska Communications Systems (ACS)
  • Altice Mobile
  • ASTAC
  • AT&T
  • Atlantic Telenetwork International (ATNI)
  • bandwidth.com (includes Republic Wireless)
  • Blue Wireless
  • Bluegrass Cellular
  • Boost
  • Brightlink
  • C Spire Wireless (aka Cellular South)
  • Carolina West Wireless
  • Cellcom
  • Chariton Valley Cellular
  • Chat Mobility
  • Copper Valley Telecom
  • Cordova
  • Cross Wireless
  • Digital Communications Consulting
  • Duet Wireless
  • East Kentucky Network (Appalachian Wireless)
  • Enflick
  • GCI Communications
  • Google Voice
  • Illinois Valley Cellular
  • Indigo Wireless
  • Inland Cellular
  • Inteliquent
  • James Valley Cellular (JVC)
  • Limitless Mobile
  • MetroPCS
  • Mid-Rivers Communications
  • MTA Wireless/Matanuska Kenai
  • MTPCS Cellular One (Cellone Nation)
  • Nemont CDMA
  • Nex Tech Communications
  • Northwest Missouri Cellular
  • Panhandle Wireless
  • Pine Belt
  • Pine Cellular
  • Pioneer Cellular
  • Ring Central
  • Rural Independent Network Alliance (RINA)
  • SouthernLINC
  • Sprint
  • Standing Rock Telecom
  • T-Mobile
  • Telnyx
  • TextMe
  • Thumb Cellular
  • TracFone
  • Triangle
  • Truphone
  • Union Telephone
  • United States Cellular Corp
  • United Wireless
  • Verizon
  • Viaero Wireless
  • Virgin Mobile
  • West Central Wireless

Canada

  • Aliant
  • Bell Mobility
  • Eastlink Wireless
  • Execulink
  • Fido (Microcell)
  • Fizz
  • Freedom/Wind
  • Mobilicity
  • MTS
  • NorthernTel
  • Rogers
  • Sasktel
  • SSI Micro
  • Telebec
  • Telus
  • Videotron
  • Virgin Mobile

If you’re having trouble receiving text messages from a short code, read our article, “Why Can’t I Receive Short Code Messages?”

We hope this list and the short introductory description were helpful for you. The US Short Code directory is here to provide SMS marketing information and support. If you have any questions, visit our Learning Center.