How to Send SMS Globally?

Question

  • How to send SMS Globally?
  • Can I send a global message?
  • Can I send a message to anywhere in the world?
  • Why is my Sender ID being changed?

Answer 

Nexmo generally supports Dynamic Sender to all destinations. There are a few exceptions where it is mandatory to use a Local Long Virtual Number as SenderID as otherwise messages will be rejected: This applies to US & Canada. Please check the links below for full information about these destinations specific restrictions:

USA (Direct route): Features & Restrictions

There are some destinations where we are aware of SMS Filtering, where there might be some modification made on the message Sender to ensure delivery. Full information can be found on our Country Specifics forum:

Country Specific Features and Restrictions

Delivery Receipts (DLRs) are widely supported, however there are a few exceptions where those are not provided by Local Networks there are the main markets we are currently aware of:

  • Egypt
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • US & Canada
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