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Qatar - Laws and Regulations

Laws and regulations for SMS in Qatar

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Written by Amy
Updated over a week ago

Mobile country code (MCC)

  • 427

International dialing prefix

  • 974

Major carriers

  • Ooreedoo

  • Vodaphone Qatar

SMSGlobal supported

  • Long Code- No

  • Short Code- No

  • Sender ID- Fixed Alpha. Preregistration required.

One-way communication

  • Yes

Two-way communication

  • No

Opt in requirements

  • Subscribers should opt in to receive messages.

Opt out requirements

  • STOP keyword must be included for customers to opt out of receiving messages.

Message content

  • Content related to the following is not permitted:

    • Spam

    • Religion

    • Adult themes

    • Race

    • Gambling

  • Promotional messages may be sent between 8am and 9pm only.

Message format supported

  • Unicode - Yes

  • Concatenated messages - Yes

Delivery receipts (DLR) supported

  • Yes

Useful regulatory links

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