What are the countries restrictions in Philippines for SMS ?

Supported and non supported features and for SMS :

1) Handset delivery receipts are not reliable. In fact, for delivery receipts, Spam filters often return fake delivery receipts and do not discriminate between spam and legitimate traffic.

2) Dynamic Sender ID is not supported.

3) Unicode is not supported.

4) Concatenated Messages are supported to a maximum of 3 parts.

Sender Id :

1) Alpha Numeric Sender ID registration is required. Non-registered Sender IDs will be overwritten either by Wavecell or by the suppliers in order to force delivery.

2) Without Sender ID registration, the default Sender ID will be forced to be either "WLDEMO", "INFO" or a Local Long Number, depending on the route.

Content restrictions :

The following are the restricted content when it comes to sending SMS in the Philippines:

  • - Advertisement for Adult Content
  • - Alcohol
  • - Tobacco
  • - Gambling
  • - Drugs
  • - For a candidate in elections
  • - Commercial and promotional advertisement
  • - Surveys and other broadcast/push messages shall be sent only to subscribers who have prior consent or have specifically opted-in to receive messages
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