KUWAIT SMS: Products and Compliance

Kuwait

Sender ID Alphanumeric
Dialing code 965
Major Carriers Airtel, Ooredoo, STC
Number portability Yes
Message length 160 characters
Support for Concatenated message Yes
Sender ID Supported

Long Code

Short Code

Setup Time 2-3 Weeks
Support for Two Way SMS No
Extra Information

Unicode is supported            

Compliance

Other Considerations

Recipients should not receive SMS during daytime hours unless essential communication.

 

Opt-In Requirements: 

All receiving recipients must be opted in to receive marketing content or communication.

Sending to purchased/imported lists of recipients who have not opted in is not allowed.

 

Opt-Out Requirements:

All SMS sent should allow "OPT-OUT" for the recipient to exercise the option to stop receiving SMS.

 

Industry Reference:

Communication & Info. Technology Regulatory Authority

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