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Egypt - Laws and Regulations

Laws and regulations for SMS in Egypt

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Written by Amy
Updated over a week ago

Mobile country code (MCC)

  • 602

International dialling prefix:

  • 20

Major carriers:

  • Orange Egypt

  • Vodafone Egypt

  • Etisalat Egypt

  • Telecom Egypt

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 contacts to opt-out of receiving messages.

Message content

Content related to the following is not permitted:

  • Religion

  • Adult themes

  • Race

  • Gambling

Message format supported:

  • Unicode - Yes

  • Concatenated messages - Yes

Delivery receipts (DLR) supported - Yes

Useful regulatory links:

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