A2P 10DLC Registration Campaign (Use Case) Types

The tables below show Campaign Types that have become available since the new A2P 10DLC registration was launched for AT&T in the US on April 1, 2021.

Please note: several “Special” Campaign types have been announced by AT&T, but support by other participating carriers has not yet been confirmed. These Special Use Cases are now listed at the bottom of this article, due to the fact that they are not yet confirmed to be supported by all carriers. 

Campaign Type and Associated Fees

Campaign TypeUse cases within campaign type
Declared Use CaseSingle use case covering 2FA, authentication, customer care, group messaging, notifications, operations, and anything else indicated “Declared” in Table 2 below.
Mixed / Marketing Use CaseMarketing use case or combination of use cases under one campaign.
Basic / UnregisteredHigh risk provider or unregistered traffic

The following table contains the full list of Use Cases that are available within Campaign registration since A2P 10DLC registration launched on April 1, 2021. 

List of Use Cases

Use CaseCampaign TypeDescription
2 Factor AuthenticationsDeclaredAny authentication or account verification such as OTP 
Account NotificationsDeclaredNotifications about the status of an account or related to being a part of an account
Customer CareDeclaredSupport, account management, and other avenues of customer interaction
Delivery NotificationsDeclaredInformation about the status of a delivery
Fraud Alert MessagingDeclaredMessaging about potentially fraudulent activity such as spending alerts
Higher EducationDeclaredMessage campaigns from colleges, universities, and other education institutions
Low Volume MixedMixed/MarketingA campaign that covers multiple use cases such as marketing promotions and delivery notifications. Primarily for small businesses. Mixed campaigns are likely to have lower throughput and a higher cost per message.
MarketingMixed/MarketingPromotional content such as sales and limited time offers.
MixedMixed/MarketingA campaign that covers multiple use cases such as Customer Care and Delivery Notifications. Mixed campaigns are likely to have lower throughput and a higher cost per message.
Polling and VotingDeclaredNotifications about polling and voting
Public Service AnnouncementDeclaredPublic Service Announcements that raise audience awareness about a given topic
Security AlertDeclaredNotification of a compromised system (software or hardware related) 

Special Use Cases Proposed by AT&T

The following “Special” Campaign types have been put forth by AT&T, but has not been confirmed by other carriers. We are listing these here for completeness, but additional carrier support will be necessary in order to offer these to our customers for messaging to all participating A2P 10DLC mobile networks.

We will keep you updated as and when we receive new information. 

List of Special Use Cases Proposed by AT&T

Use Case (AT&T Proposed)Campaign TypeDescription
Agents, franchises, local branchesSpecialAllows the use of 1 number per agent or franchise location, e.g. real estate agents. No marketing allowed if registered under this category.
CharitySpecialMessages from a registered charity such as 501(C)(3) charities. Religious organizations are not included.
Conversational MessagingSpecialIn-app peer-to-peer (P2P) conversations using proxied or pooled numbers or personalized services for enterprise or A2P communications to protect privacy of personal numbers
Emergency servicesSpecialNotifications about/supporting public safety during emergency situations. 
SweepstakesSpecialSweepstakes related communications
PoliticalSpecialMessages from a verified campaign to influence decision making
SocialSpecialNon-commercial communication within or between closed communities