International SMS Platform – International SMS Forwarding – International Text Messaging for Business

Business SMS Service

Enable SMS forwarding with your virtual numbers and humanize your business with more personalized customer interactions.

  • Manage your business texts from anywhere

  • Forward texts from international SMS numbers in 18 countries

  • Easily works with your existing phone system or call center software

  • Includes voice, call recording, IVR, business reporting and much more

  • Activate international SMS numbers online, no setup fees or contracts

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Manage International SMS Numbers from your Inbox

SMS forwarding enables companies to receive incoming texts from their customers in email format. Set up SMS forwarding to any email address and easily respond to your customers from any device. Your email responses are automatically converted into SMS format and delivered to your customer's device. Text message conversations are customer-initiated. Instantly activate international SMS numbers in 18 countries and growing!

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Your customer sends you a text.

Your customers send text messages to your mobile SMS number.

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You receive an email.

You receive the text message as an email.

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You respond!

You reply via email and your customer receives it as an SMS text from your number. Any email signatures/footers will not appear in your message.

Two Way Business SMS from your Preferred Platform

Want to manage SMS from an existing contact center, CRM, or web-based platform? AVOXI offers customers the ability to make and receive SMS messages from your preferred platform using webhooks. Additionally, we’ve integrated a security layer to ensure you know when a text is sent to your URL endpoint from AVOXI and when it’s spam.

Your customer sends you a text.

Your customer sends your SMS enabled virtual number a text message.

You receive the SMS.

The text message will be sent to your messaging platform via HTTP forwarding.

You respond!

You reply via your platform and connect with your customers directly!

You send your customer a text.

Send an SMS to your customer via your existing messaging platform.

Your customer receives the SMS.

Your customer will receive your message as an SMS text from your virtual number.

They respond!

Your customer responds to your SMS and you receive their response on your messaging platform via HTTP forwarding.

Mobile SMS Packages













*SMS included and overage costs will vary by country.
See cart for accurate pricing information.

Click a region to view SMS coverage details

What People Say

Don't just take our word for it. See why thousands of businesses rely on AVOXI as their global communications platform.

As someone working for a Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) company, Avoxi has been a good partner on every stage of the project, since the initial onboarding to their support and Account Managers team. Highly recommended if you need voice solutions worldwide.

Oscar Orozco
Carrier Operations Engineer

AVOXI has helped us to grow our business across the globe. As we expand into new countries, we just get a new number from AVOXI. They make it simple and cost effective. Service is amazing. We highly recommend using them.

Brad Taylor
Executive / Owner

Great DID services. Very broad coverage with instant activation for most countries we need. Sound quality is high grade and prices are fair to use.

Ami Shalmon

AVOXI has helped us to grow our business across the globe. As we expand into new countries, we just get a new number from AVOXI. They make it simple and cost effective. Service is amazing. We highly recommend using them.

Vito Vicario
Software Implementation Administrator

Enjoy the Business Benefits of SMS Forwarding

There's a reason why small businesses and global corporations alike are adding SMS forwarding to their communication strategy.


Improve Interactions

Let your customers interact with your business over the medium they prefer while reducing strain on your teams with lower call volumes.


Increase Productivity

SMS increases engagement rates and allows your sales and support teams to easily respond to your consumers from anywhere.


Save Time

Integrate your voice and SMS platform into one virtual number and manage your communications from one easy-to-use online interface.

Business Features Included with Your SMS Number

When it comes to delivering advanced features at an amazing value, no other SMS platform has gone as far as AVOXI.
Our software platform includes the features you need to start improving your team's performance today.

Call Analytics

Call Hold

Custom Caller ID


Custom Ring Rules


Custom Greetings

Call Whisper

Call Barge

Custom Call Outcomes

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Why More Companies Are Using SMS Forwarding


78% of consumers say they would rather text a toll free number than call


91% of consumers prefer to receive a text message over voicemail


98% of text messages are opened by the recipient


71% of consumers say SMS is an effective way to communicate with a business
Why Use SMS Forwarding

International SMS FAQs

Which countries can support international SMS?

International SMS is available in 18 countries and growing. Your can currently set up SMS numbers in:

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Belgium
  4. Brazil
  5. Canada
  6. Chile
  7. Colombia
  8. Czech Republic
  9. Denmark
  10. Finland
  11. Latvia
  12. Malaysia
  13. Mauritius
  14. Netherlands
  15. Poland
  16. Romania 
  17. Sweden
  18. Thailand
  19. United Kingdom
  20. United States

How long does it take to set up my virtual SMS numbers?

When you purchase a virtual SMS number in the online shopping cart, activation takes between 5 to 30 minutes.

How long does it take to enable SMS on an existing number?

Enabling SMS on a virtual number already on your account? In most cases, SMS enablement takes just 5 minutes or less. However, there are some situations where enabling your number can take up to 30 minutes.

Will customers know I'm emailing them?

Your responses will look like a regular text message. Our system automatically removes any email signatures and formats your message according to the proper SMS formatting.

Can I forward SMS messages to a group email address?

Yes, this is a popular use-case of our business SMS feature. You may also forward texts to application email addresses, such as CRM email to case, allowing your team to easily manage incoming tickets.  

Are my responses limited by character?

No. If your response is over 160 characters, it will be broken up into multiple messages for your recipient. 

Do you support emojis?

Of course 🙂

Which countries support SMS forwarding?

At this time, you can set up SMS forwarding with any local or toll free number from the US or Canada. Stay tuned - We will be adding international SMS forwarding very soon!

Try the Best SMS Software for International Texting Risk-Free

Start managing your business calls in minutes when you set up any international SMS number with AVOXI.