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Hong Kong

+852
COUNTRY
CODE
hk
ISO CODE
7m
POPULATION
17m
MOBILE
CONNECTIONS

Introduction: Sending SMS to Hong Kong

Hong Kong- TEST 1

Features

Alphanumeric sender

SUPPORTED

Alphanumeric senders are supported in Hong Kong. You can send SMS with a name/letters as the sender.

Character set

UNICODE

The mobile networks in Hong Kong all support Unicode and the GSM character set. Please note that Unicode reduces the number of characters to a maximum of 70 characters per message.

Two Way Messaging

SUPPORTED

Two Way Messaging can be configured in Hong Kong with long codes only.

Delivery reports

SUPPORTED

All operators in Hong Kong support reliable handset delivery receipts for SMS.

SMS restrictions in Hong Kong

Sender restrictions

Alpha senders are supported but all non-alpha senders are replaced by a local Hong Kong number to ensure delivery. ChinaUnicomHK and ChinaMobileHK replace all sender by a local Hong Kong number.

Content restrictions

It is strictly forbidden in Hong Kong to send messages to end-users that are registered on the Do-Not-Disturb list. There are no further content restrictions for SMS campagnes in Hong Kong other than those that prevent abuse (spam, phishing, etc).

Operators

Operator
CSL
GSM
Three
GSM
Three
GSM
New World Mobility
GSM
Peoples
GSM
SmarTone
GSM
PCCW
GSM
China Motion
GSM
China Unicom
GSM
China-Hong Kong Telecom
GSM
CSL
GSM
CSL
GSM
PCCW
GSM
Truphone
GSM
CITIC
GSM
PCCW
GSM
Peoples
GSM
PCCW
GSM
Three
GSM
Lycamobile
GSM
Multibyte Info Technology Ltd
GSM