Mobile country code (MCC)
International dialling prefix:
Long Code - No
Short Code - No
Sender ID - Fixed Alpha. Preregistration is required.
One-way communication - Yes
Two-way communication - No
Opt-in requirements - Subscribers should opt-in to receive messages.
Opt-out requirements - A mandatory opt-out must be included (Keyword = STOP)
Messages which contain URLs and objectionable content will be blocked due to strong filtering policies. No religious, betting, political or adult content is allowed.
Messages with numeric Sender IDs will also be blocked. Promotional messages may be sent only between 9 am - 9 pm.
Message format supported:
Unicode - Yes
Concatenated messages - Yes
Delivery receipts (DLR) supported - Yes
Useful regulatory links:
Saudi Arabia SMS Messaging Regulator - www.citc.gov.sa