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xMatters Messaging Allotments and Policy

The following are the standard messaging allotments for xMatters products.

Allotments may vary for Clients with a higher volume of licenses and/or as otherwise set forth in a Hosted Services Agreement (or equivalent).

The following table is effective as of May 8, 2018 for NEW subscribers and customers only. Messaging plans for existing customers in effect prior to May 8, 2018 can be found here.

Product Email and mobile push messages SMS for US, CAN, UK, AUS, SG (per full user per month) Phone for US, CAN, UK, AUS, SG (per full user per month) RoW* phone and SMS (per full user per month) Conference Calls
xMatters Free Unlimited Excluded  Excluded  Excluded Conference calls excluded.
Starter Unlimited 50 10 25 Conference calls excluded.
Base Unlimited 100 20 50 Conference calls excluded.
 Advanced  Unlimited  Unlimited**  Unlimited**  Unlimited** Conference calls excluded.

*RoW: Rest of World
** Unlimited SMS allotments are subject to proper use of SMS messaging under the scope of the applicable xMatters product, such that any use of SMS messaging out of scope of the applicable product shall be billed, monthly in arrears, on a “pay as you go” (“PAYG”) basis. See

Fair Use Messaging Policy below for specific products.

Please refer to the xMatters License Definition policy for relevant definitions of capitalized terms.

Fair Use Policies across all xMatters Products

  • Unlimited email is included for licensed Full Users only.
  • Unlimited mobile push notifications to xMatters apps is included for licensed Full Users only.
  • An SMS message must consist of fewer than 160 characters (or 70, depending on character type) to be counted as a single SMS message. Longer messages will be counted as multiple messages for allotment and billing purposes. Message content is limited to a maximum of 459 characters, including response options. Both sent and received SMS messages are included in all allocations.
  • Phone calls and alerts lasting less than sixty (60) seconds are counted as a single call. Longer calls will be counted as multiple calls for allotment and billing purposes. Destination phone number determines the rate applied.
  • Conference calling alerts are excluded from all messaging plans and are billed as incurred based on usage per user per minute at the rates listed in the Conference Call Rate Schedule.
  • Message usage is tracked in aggregate across population of all licensed Users.

Fair Use Policies for Messaging for Individual xMatters Products

xMatters Free:

  • No SMS messaging enabled or allotted.
  • No phone calls/alerts enabled or allotted.
  • Unlimited email is limited to number of Users permitted by xMatters Free account.
  • Unlimited mobile push notifications to xMatters apps is limited to number of Users permitted by xMatters Free account.
  • xMatters expressly reserves the right to audit Client’s use of messaging for compliance with these terms.

Starter and Base:

  • Phone alerts and SMS message allotments are calculated based on volume of Full Users only, but may be utilized by both Full Users and Stakeholders.
  • Alerts and messaging in excess of the Starter allotment will be billed, monthly in arrears, on a “pay as you go” (“PAYG”) basis at rates stated in the Phone Call Rate Table and/or SMS Rate Table (as applicable).
  • xMatters expressly reserves the right to audit Client’s use of messaging for compliance with these terms.

Advanced:

  • Unlimited message allotments for phone alerts and SMS messaging are subject to proper use of messaging under the scope of the Advanced plan, such that any use of phone alerts and/or SMS messaging out of scope of Advanced shall be billed, monthly in arrears, on a “pay as you go” (“PAYG”) basis at rates defined in the Phone Call Rate Table and/or SMS Rate Table (as applicable). See your sales representative for any questions or concerns.
  • xMatters expressly reserves the right to audit Client’s use of SMS messaging for compliance with these terms.

SMS messaging rate table in effect prior to Jan 1, 2019 can be found here.
Phone call rate table in effect prior to October 1, 2015 can be found here.
Messaging rate table in effect prior to September 1, 2016 can be found here.