For promotion requirements, see http://clients.txtnation.com/entries/60842-usa-shared-code-sms-opt-in-requirements-and-restrictions and http://clients.txtnation.com/entries/203103-usa-shared-code-web-based-opt-in-pin-requirements-and-restrictions.
Q: What billing models are allowed on your shared codes?
A: MO billing is not supported in USA, only MT. You can only do subscription billing using the Alerts and Subscriptions Module or via the txtNation Gateway. Using our 96527 Alerts and Subscriptions code you have the choice of billing 4.99 or 9.99 per month.
The supported carrier list at 9.99 would be:
Alltel, Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon
If you were to operate at 4.99 it is allowed by more carriers:
Alltel, Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, Boost, Cellular One (Dobson), Virgin.
Using 23333 you can perform transactional billing on the following:
Q: Can we run sweepstakes / trivia / voting / info messages / content in USA?
A: Yes, if you have purchased a package that allows you to run sweepstakes / trivia / voting / info messages / content on txtNation's 23333 shortcode, you can operate these on the same price points as the table above, e.g. $0.99, $2.99, $4.99 and $9.99, additional carrier restrictions may apply depending on the campaign.
When speaking with a txtNation Business representative they will explain how you should run these services in the USA.
For clients setting up we also provide a 'promotions launcher' package which will provide you with everything you need to ensure you promote your services in a compliant way.