China

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Introduction: Sending SMS to :China

To send SMS messages to China, use the international prefix +86. CM has indirect access to an MNP database of China and direct connections to China Telecom. CM also has a local office in Hong Kong. Use CM's platform for all your SMS services, SMS marketing campaigns, SMS alerts and SMS voting in China. Contact our sales department for more information about SMS messaging regulations and restrictions in China.

Features

Alphanumeric sender

    SUPPORTED

Alphanumeric senders are not allowed in China and will be replaced by a numeric service code.

Character set

    UNICODE

Unicode is the Standard character set for Chinese characters. The GSM character set and concatenated SMS are supported by Chinese operators but every message part will contain only 62 characters.

Two Way Messaging

    SUPPORTED

Two-way messaging in China can only be configured with long numbers. Dedicated and shared short codes are suspended.

Delivery reports

    SUPPORTED

All operators in China support reliable handset delivery receipts for SMS.

SMS restrictions in :China

Sender restrictions

The Sender ID will be replaced by numeric local service code in China. Numeric senders and Short code senders are not allowed.

Country regulations

All content into China has to be pre-approved. Every message needs a signature added at the beginning of the body stating the original company name in Chinese (and/or English).

Content restrictions

Marketing messages in China are not allowed for gambling, property, immigration, adult related content, religious content, political content and education. Each message needs to include the opt-out option. URLs are not allowed and messages with URL links will be blocked. Arabic characters are not supported by any Chinese operator.

Operators

Operator
China Mobile
GSM
Binary content is restricted.
China Unicom
GSM
WAP push messages are not supported
China Telecom
GSM
China Mobile
GSM
China Mobile
GSM
China Telecom
GSM
China Unicom
GSM
China Telecom
GSM
China
GSM
China
GSM