Can I send SMS to landline numbers?


  • Can I send SMS to fixed line numbers?
  • Can I send SMS to non-mobile/cell numbers?
  • Can I send SMS to land line numbers?



Nexmo rejects all outbound SMS to landline numbers to help our customers. This is because the majority of landline handsets globally cannot receive SMS, and so if Nexmo did not reject the SMS up front, the sent SMS would be charged but likely not delivered to the recipient.

If you want to be able to send SMS to landline numbers, please contact

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