Carrier surcharge updates on July 1




What's happening?

Two carriers are updating their SMS surcharges on July 1, 2023

Verizon will begin charging a higher fee for unregistered 10DLC SMS traffic:

  Current rate (USD) Registered rate effective July 1, 2023 (USD) Unregistered rate effective July 1, 2023 (USD)
Verizon (Unregistered outbound 10DLC SMS) $0.003 $0.003 $0.01

Claro is updating their long code SMS rate:

  Current rate (USD) Rate effective July 1, 2023 (USD)
Claro - PR $0.0045 $0.0065

These carriers are not currently communicating any upcoming changes to 10DLC/ long code MMS surcharges.

What do I need to do? 

Please continue to register your traffic in order to avoid the higher unregistered surcharges from Verizon. 


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