Sierra Leone SMS Features and Restrictions

Sender ID

Fully dynamic Sender IDs are supported towards Sierra Leone networks except Africell.

For Sierra Leone Africell, dynamic alphanumeric Sender IDs are supported, while numeric and generic Sender IDs are not allowed. It is recommended that you send your messages with Sender IDs that match the message contents to avoid delivery failures.


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


Unicode is fully supported.

Concatenated Messages

Concatenated messages are fully supported.

Other Features or Restrictions

Delivery Receipts

Handset delivery receipts are not guaranteed for Sierra Leone.

Additional Information

For more information, see the following articles:

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