Long codes are virtual numbers used by businesses to receive SMS and calls. This service is used for lead generation and for international calls and SMS.
There are two types of long code, which are as follows
Dedicated Long Code: As the name suggests, it is dedicated for a number and all the messages will be received on that dedicated number.
Shared Long Code: A shared long code is shared by many people with the help of a keyword.
The long code service could be useful for a variety of purposes, some of them are given below: