South Africa- TEST 1
Alphanumeric senders are not supported in South Africa.
The mobile networks in South Africa all use the GSM character set. Unicode messages and concatenated SMS are supported.
Two-way messaging in South Africa can be configured with long numbers and dedicated or shared short codes. The short code cannot be used as the Sender ID.
All operators in South Africa support reliable handset delivery receipts for SMS.
Unless a customer has expressly or implicitly requested or agreed otherwise, a member may not engage in any direct marketing directed to a consumer on: Sundays, public holidays, Saturdays before 09:00 and after 13:00 and all other days between the hours of 20:00 and 08:00 the following day. Promotional competitions may not contain words such as “win” or “prize” to describe items intended to be offered to all or a substantial majority of the participants. Abuse (spam, phishing, etc) is prohibited.
In South Africa, the Sender ID is always over-written with a random national long code. It is not possible to have any form of dynamic Sender ID.