Pakistan: SMS Features and Restrictions

Sender ID:

In General, Sender ID can be replaced to ensure delivery. 

Telenor Pakistan (41006):

Due to new Pakistan regulations from 12 June 2020, only Shortcodes are allowed to be used for A2P traffic. any Alphanumeric or Longcode senderIDs will be blocked.




Adult content:

Adult content is not allowed.

Political content:

Political content is not allowed.

Marketing content:

Any marketing content that is considered by the local networks to be spam is not allowed.

Other features/restrictions of note:

Delivery Receipts:
Delivery receipt of SMS to Pakistan networks are supported up to network level, therefore it is not a handset delivery receipt.




Global SMS Features Overview (Outbound only)

Global SMS Numbers Features Overview


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