To send SMS messages to Hong Kong, use the international prefix +852. CM has indirect access to a live MNP database of Hong Kong and a local presence in Hong Kong. Use CM's platform for all your SMS services, SMS marketing campaigns, SMS alerts and SMS voting in Hong Kong. Contact our sales department for more information about SMS messaging regulations and restrictions in Hong Kong.
Alphanumeric senders are supported in Hong Kong. You can send SMS with a name/letters as the sender.
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 can be configured in Hong Kong with long codes only.
All operators in Hong Kong support reliable handset delivery receipts for SMS.
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.
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).