Nigeria

Sender ID Restrictions

Can I send with a name/letters as the sender? No The sender will be overwitten to a local longcode 
Can I send with an international number as the sender? No The sender will be overwitten to a local longcode 
Can I send with a local number as the sender? No The sender will be overwitten to a local longcode 
Can I send a message with over 160 characters as 1 SMS? Yes  

 

 

Content Restrictions

Filtering

Generally, messages with political and religious content can be blocked from operator's side

Register Banking Sender ID

If you intend to send banking traffic (banking Sender IDs), then please reach out to us. Banking Sender IDs need to be set up separately to enable delivery over all networks

Bulk SMS

Bulk SMS of over 2.000 messages can be blocked by some operators. Please consult the operator-specific info below

 

 

Operator-Specific Restrictions

Etisalat This operator filters numeric Sender ID's and bulk SMS of over 2000 messages at once
Glo Mobile This operator filters SMS with numbers from other operators in Sender ID or body of the message
MTN This operator filters numeric Sender ID's and the term MTN if used in Sender ID or body of the message
Starcomms This operator does not support handset delivery reports
Visafone This operator does not support handset delivery reports