Qatar: SMS Features and Restrictions

As with many destinations in the Middle East, Qatar is a challenging market to deliver messages to. Many filters are in place to block SMS and even legitimate A2P traffic is very often blocked. To prevent filtering, Nexmo have a direct route into Qatar Qtel (42701). This, combined with our adaptive routing technology, will prevent filtering and assure a high quality of SMS delivery. 


Sender ID:

Sender ID may be changed in order to ensure delivery, or you can apply to register your own alpha sender ID. Please get in touch with via or contact your account manager.

Generic Sender IDs (such as "SMS" or "Message") will be rejected.


Adult content:

Adult content is not allowed.

Political content:

Political content is not allowed.

Religious content:

Religious content is not allowed.

Other features/restrictions of note:

Delivery Receipts:
Delivery reports should not be expected and the lack of delivery receipts does not indicate delivery failure.


Global SMS Features Overview (Outbound only)

Global SMS Numbers Features Overview


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