|Major Carriers||Airtel, Vodafone Idea, BSNL|
|Message length||160 characters|
|Support for Concatenated message||Yes|
|Sender ID Supported||
|Setup Time||2-3 Weeks|
|Support for Two Way SMS||No|
Pre-registration of sender id is required where sender ID is 6 characters
Unicode is supported
Traffic Restriction (Political)
- Messages towards Jammu and Kashmir networks (example, 405/55 - Airtel J&K) will be blocked by the government due to political sensitivity.
- Please also note that political SMS are prohibited during election period throughout the country.
Limitation to avoid potential SMS flooding
Local regulations specify limitations to the number of messages that can be sent to the same number:
- More than 6 messages to the same destination number within an hour with the same sender or text may be blocked.
- Users may not be able to receive more than a total of 200 SMS per day across all incoming streams.