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Laws and regulations for SMS in Germany

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Written by Amy
Updated over a week ago

Mobile country code (MCC)

  • 262

International dialling prefix:

  • 49

Major carriers:

  • T-Mobile

  • Vodafone

  • O2

SMSGlobal supported:

  • Long Code - Yes

  • Short Code - Yes

  • Sender ID - Fully dynamic. No pre-registration is required.

One-way communication - Yes

Two-way communication - Yes (via long code or short code)

Opt-in requirements - Subscribers should opt-in to receive marketing messages.

Opt-out requirements - Options must be included for customers to opt-out of receiving marketing messages.

Message content

Content related to the following is not permitted:

  • Gambling

  • Charity

  • Betting

  • Lottery

Message format supported:

  • Unicode - Yes

  • Concatenated messages - Yes

Delivery receipts (DLR) supported - Yes

Useful regulatory links:

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