Whats the difference between WhatsApp Business API vs WhatsApp Business API?

Here’s the simple comparison between WhatsApp Business API & WhatsApp Business API:

Benefits of using WhatsApp Business API:

  1. You can connect any number of WhatsApp & WhatsApp Business Channels
  2. You can connect your channels immediately after you registered it, but it’s important to follow our recommendations. And use the same exact admin settings to keep the channels safe.
  3. Our tool & channels are available for all kinds of business category & clients.
  4. You can send any kind of content without any restriction & control from our side or WhatsApp.
  5. Physically unlimited messaging for a fixed one time fee for purchasing the license. And you also get channels replacement guarantee for up-to 60 days from date of purchase.
  6. Easy WhatsApp Channels Registration, no special requirements.
  7. A simple JSON API and Web-hooks. The integration process takes 10 minutes and requires only a basic knowledge. And also, options to integrate with Zapier & other SaaS tools.
  8. Permission is not required by the receiver, you can write first. And start running outbound WhatsApp campaigns without opt-in permission.
  9. You can start using the WhatsApp Business API right away after your license purchase.
  10. There is no limit to WhatsApp channels you can connect using our system.
  11. Direct 24 x 7 customer support via Telegram and WhatsApp Chats. Plus additional development support directly by our developers on Telegram Group with other clients & members for future collaborations & networking.
  12. Any changes or integrations are possible without any consent from WhatsApp.
  13. You can customize your channels with any profile picture, name, and status messages.
  14. Our API works across the globe. With no limitation across any demography.
  15. There is no need for your phone to be connected to the internet.
  16. Protection again advanced blocking algorithms.
  17. The ability to automatically add and delete channels into the P2P Channels Network.
  18. Your phone connection is not important.
  19. High scalability: Operate 1000s of Channels as Chatbots & Run Outbound Campaigns with engagement, interaction, and flexibility by setting up auto response on demand.
  20. Run campaigns on large list of contacts without the need for them to opt-in & give permission.

Limitations of using official WhatsApp Business API:

  1. The solution connects only to new phone numbers.
  2. For a phone number to be connected, it must be in use for at least 3 to 4 weeks.
  3. Currently available only for medium and large companies.
  4. Message templates must be pre-approved.
  5. The price per message equals the price per SMS and may reach ~0.07$ depending on the country.
  6. Strict adherence to the rules and a complex integration process.
  7. Requires a dedicated server and complex system architecture. The integration process takes a minimum of 2 to 4 weeks.
  8. You will need subscribers’ consent to receive messages.
  9. To get connected to the API, you will have to undergo a long bureaucratic process that may take over a month.
  10. You can only connect one phone number per a confirmed business.
  11. Limited customer support (paid support via solution partners).
  12. You cannot change or add functionality.
  13. The name of your account must coincide with the name of your business and cannot be changed.
  14. You cannot use the WhatsApp API in some territories (like the Crimea, Iran, etc.)

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