Premium Number Pricing

It’s not all spend spend spend, use TMC to make money

You can use TMC to receive income on campaigns and competitions to your customers. You can even offer your customer the ability to send you text free of charge, and you pick up the tab. All the potential revenues and costs associated to Premium and competition lines are listed here. These are subject to contract and terms and conditions*

Short Text Type Set up charge Monthly rental
Dedicated Premium/Short Code £1000 set up £850 per month rental
Shared Premium/Short Code £150 set up £50 per month rental

Available Short code numbers

End User Price Short Code
25p 60066
50p 60060
£1.00 80818
£1.50 80806
£1.50 (mPay) 78178
£5.00 80225

Out Payments
A proportion of premium number revenue is retained by the operator network. The remainder is known as an out payment.

Text Cost at 25p
Premium Rate Messages
(per network per month)
3 O2 Orange T-Mobile Virgin Vodafone
1-25,000 8.0p 8.0p 8.0p 8.0p 8.0p 8.0p
25,001 – 50,000 8.0p 8.1p 8.0p 9.5p 8.0p 8.0p
50,000 8.0p 8.1p 8.5p 9.5p 8.0p 8.5p
Text Cost at 50p
Premium Rate Messages
(per network per month)
3 O2 Orange T-Mobile Virgin Vodafone
1-25,000 25.0p 25.0p 25.0p 25.0p 16.1p 25.0p
25,001 – 50,000 25.5p 25.1p 25.1p 25.5p 16.1p 25.1p
50,000 26.0p 25.1p 25.2p 25.5p 18.3 25.2p
Text Cost at £1.00
Premium Rate Messages
(per network per month)
3 O2 Orange T-Mobile Virgin Vodafone
1-25,000 58.0p 58.0p 58.0p 58.0p 34.3p 58.0p
25,001 – 50,000 59.0p 59.1p 58.6p 59.8p 38.6p 58.4p
50,000 60.0p 59.1p 58.9p 59.8p 42.8p 58.9p
Text Cost at £1.50
Premium Rate Messages
(per network per month)
3 O2 Orange T-Mobile Virgin Vodafone
1-25,000 91.0p 91.0p 91.0p 91.0p 54.4p 91.0p
25,001 – 50,000 91.2p 92.1p 91.3p 91.2p 60.8p 92.4p
50,000 91.5p 92.1p 91.7p 91.5p 66.2p 92.5p
Text Cost at £5.00
Premium Rate Messages
(per network per month)
3 O2 Orange T-Mobile Virgin Vodafone
1-25,000 321.0p 314.0p 314.0p 308.0p 185.0p 314.0p
25,001 – 50,000 323.0p 318.0p 319.4p 316.2p 256.0p 315.4p
50,000 324.0p 320.0p 319.7p 316.2p 256.0p 316.4p

Additional Notes

  • Mobile Originated Revenue is generated on messages received
  • Mobile Terminated Revenue is generated on messages successfully delivered
  • There is no charge for sending an MT premium rate SMS message.
  • Out payments are shown exclusive of VAT.
  • Set-up and monthly keyword charges are exclusive of VAT
  • TMC receives 20% of all Out payment revenue
  • All premium numbers are provided subject to approval and use under the ICSTIS code of practice and TMC’s terms and conditions
  • TMC’s payments terms and conditions apply
  • These prices are subject to change

 

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