Sometimes referred to as longcodes or response numbers; virtual numbers appear to look like a regular mobile numbers. You can use them for email to SMS, setting keywords, and processing campaign replies.
Shared Virtual Numbers
This is the default option for all Burst SMS accounts. This means your SMS campaigns will be sent from a pool of virtual numbers. Shared numbers are good for one-off SMS such as an account verification, campaign testing, and internal integration testing.
Dedicated Virtual Numbers
You also have the option of sending a campaign from your own dedicated virtual number. This is the ideal option for customers looking to build a strong mobile brand. These numbers are ideal for marketing, keyword campaigns, customer service, reminders, general alerts, and internal chats.