South Africa

Sender ID Restrictions

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

 

 

Content Restrictions

As far as we are aware, there are no content restrictions when sending to South Africa.

 

Virtual Mobile Numbers

In order to receive SMS on your Virtual Number, you will first need to send to the recipient from the Virtual Number.

You will not be able to receive SMS from numbers you have not first sent an SMS, and they will be dropped by the local network. It is one SMS sent, one SMS received only.