# What is Twilio
Twilio is a developer platform for communications. Software teams use Twilio APIs to add capabilities like voice, video, and messaging to their applications. This enables businesses to provide the right communications experience for their customers.
Twilio uses AWS to deploy an average of 30 features a day and maintain 99.999% availability. Twilio provides a communications platform as a service to customers like Uber, Netflix, and Airbnb. Twilio is all in on AWS to power its cloud-scale communication apps globally.