Is there a cost for text messages that are not delivered? Tarun Gulati June 17, 2020 12:24 Updated Yes. Telecom carriers charge us for every text message that is sent to them irrespective of whether it is delivered or not. Related articles Do I have to pay for busy or invalid numbers? How does Call Center Pricing Work What is CallHub's Premium Plan? Can I use my phone number as Caller ID for text messages? Message Status Codes Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.