Mobile country code (MCC)
International dialling prefix:
Long Code - Yes
Short Code - Yes
Sender ID - No
One-way communication - Yes
Two-way communication - Yes (via long code or short code).
Subscribers must opt-in to receive messages. Opt-in is valid for only 6 months before contacts need to be opted in again.
STOP keyword must be included for customers to opt-out of receiving messages.
A monthly reminder SMS must be sent to all subscription service customers that are opted in. This reminder must be sent within 30 days of the initial notification message and once per calendar month thereafter.
Content related to the following is not permitted:
Message format supported:
Unicode - Yes
Concatenated messages - Yes
Delivery receipts (DLR) supported - Yes
Useful regulatory links:
Independent Communications Authority of South Africa - www.icasa.org.za