Tanzania SMS Features and Restrictions


Vonage boasts direct connections with Tigo, Zantel, and Vodacom Tanzania. Through them we can reach the other operators.

Sender ID

64005 Airtel: All alphanumeric Sender IDs are supported. Numeric Sender IDs will be overwritten to NXSMS to ensure delivery for all networks.

All other network Sender IDs will be overwritten with either SMS or NXSMS in order to ensure delivery.


Political Content During Election Cycles

During election cycles, all non-essential bulk SMS notifications may be banned. Non-essential SMS include all SMS that are not for e-government services, public safety, utilities, and financial services.

You should ensure that messages are transmuted strictly adhering to the approved campaign timing as specified in the Election Code of Conduct issued by the National Electoral Commission.

Telemarketing or bulk messages with political content should not be transmitted on the General Election Day.

There are no additional content restrictions beyond those in our Acceptable Use Policy.

Other Features or Restrictions

Delivery Receipts

Handset delivery receipts are supported.

Additional Information

For more information, see the following articles:

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