Twilio is restrictive - switch to a truly scalable SDK

Twilio can support a maximum of 50 participants on a video call. Use 100ms for upto 10,000 participants and stream to millions via HLS

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Here’s why developers are moving from Twilio to 100ms

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Better call completion rates

100ms' network and device edge-case handling has resulted in customers experiencing call success rates of upto 95%*.

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Shorter development time

By abstracting the publish-subscribe logic into roles, save 100s of lines of code required to setup a basic connection by 10x.

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Templates and pre-built UI

Start with our production-ready templates, fully customizable, starter-kits and open-sourced UI components.

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Stream to millions

Add real-time video interactions, stream to a larger audience without any separate integration. Audience can switch from streaming to conferencing in a single click.

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Pay only for conferencing, not for value-added-services

Conferencing
$4 per participant per 1000 minutes
$4 per participant per 1000 minutes
Recording
$10 per 1000 minutes, No limit on participants
$4 per participant per 1000 minutes
Composed Recording
Included at no charge
Additional $10 per 1000 composed minutes
RTMP Streaming
$12 per 1000 minutes
Not Available
Storage (on platform)
Pass-through AWS rates: $0.023 per GB per month
Free 10 GB + $0.05 per GB per month for additional storage
External Data Storage (S3)
Free
Free

100ms vs. Twilio: Pros and Cons

Framework/Platforms
react javascript flutter windows android apple
android javascript apple
No of participants with audio and video on
100
50
Maximum number of participants on a video call
10,000
50
Support for multiple audio input/outputs
Out-of-the-box
Manual Configuration
Subscription bandwidth limit
No hard limits
Supports upto 10 video tiles only
Ability to Customize UI
Fully customizable
Fully customizable
HTTPS Live Streaming
Out-of-the-box
Separate SDK integration required
RTMP Streaming
  • ✅ Out-of-the-box
  • ✅ Stream to YouTube, Facebook, etc
Not available
Recording
  • ✅ "You get what you see" recordings
  • ✅ Fully customizable
  • ⛔️ Recorded media is not encrypted
  • ✳️ Manual Composition
  • ✅ Recorded media is encrypted
Ease of Integration
  • ✅ Pre-built support for dynamic roles
  • ✅ Pre-built disconnection handling
  • ✅ Pre-built bandwidth management
  • ⛔️ No pre-built roles
  • ✅ Manual bandwidth management
Ease of Development
  • ✅ Pre-built chat
  • ✅ Pre-built virtual background
  • ✅ Pre-built media player
  • ✳️ Separate chat SDK
  • ✅ Virtual background toolkit provided
  • ⛔️ No media player
Data Tracks
Coming soon
Available
Call Insights
Coming soon
Available

100ms vs. Twilio: Pros and Cons

Framework/Platforms

100MS
react javascript flutter windows android apple
TWILIO
android javascript apple

No of participants with audio and video on

100MS
100
TWILIO
50

Maximum number of participants on a video call

100MS
10,000
TWILIO
50

Support for multiple audio input/outputs

100MS
Out-of-the-box
TWILIO
Manual Configuration

Subscription bandwidth limit

100MS
No hard limits
TWILIO
Supports upto 10 video tiles only

Ability to Customize UI

100MS
Fully customizable
TWILIO
Fully customizable

HTTPS Live Streaming

100MS
Out-of-the-box
TWILIO
Separate SDK integration required

RTMP Streaming

100MS
  • ✅ Out-of-the-box
  • ✅ Stream to YouTube, Facebook, etc
TWILIO
Not available

Recording

100MS
  • ✅ "You get what you see" recordings
  • ✅ Fully customizable
  • ⛔️ Recorded media is not encrypted
TWILIO
  • ✳️ Manual Composition
  • ✅ Recorded media is encrypted

Ease of Integration

100MS
  • ✅ Pre-built support for dynamic roles
  • ✅ Pre-built disconnection handling
  • ✅ Pre-built bandwidth management
TWILIO
  • ⛔️ No pre-built roles
  • ✅ Manual bandwidth management

Ease of Development

100MS
  • ✅ Pre-built chat
  • ✅ Pre-built virtual background
  • ✅ Pre-built media player
TWILIO
  • ✳️ Separate chat SDK
  • ✅ Virtual background toolkit provided
  • ⛔️ No media player

Data Tracks

100MS
Coming soon
TWILIO
Available

Call Insights

100MS
Coming soon
TWILIO
Available
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