How does Sinch’s pricing work?
For instant messaging, our pricing is based on the number of active users, defined as active connections to Sinch in the foreground and APNS/GCM in the background. For app to app calling, pricing is based on a per minute cost and the use of APNS/GCM in the foreground and background. For phone to phone, app to phone calling, and SMS, the price is based on a per minute or per SMS cost.
What is the Sinch Free Usage Tier?
Sinch is free to use for start-ups and app developers with less than 25 000 active devices per month, less than 2500 app to app minutes and/or instant messaging exchanged.
If I don’t use all of my free usage per month will it roll over to the next month?
No, your free usage tier is reset at the beginning of each month.
Are there any limitations to how I can use the Sinch free usage tier?
No, you can use it for any application or use case that is following our terms of service.
How much does it cost to call PSTN phones?
Prices for PSTN phone calls are set on a per minute and per country basis. Refer to our pricing page for the complete price list.
Will I pay for each call leg (incoming, outgoing) or does the price include both legs?
Prices cover the costs for both incoming and outgoing call legs.
How much does it cost to send SMS?
Prices for SMS are set on a per minute and per country basis. Refer to our pricing page for the complete price list.