Alphanumeric senders are allowed in Italy after registration which is fast and easy, the processing time is one working day.
The mobile networks in Italy all use the GSM character set. Unicode messages and concatenated SMS are supported in Greece.
Two Way Messaging
Two-way messaging in Italy can be configured with long numbers in local format only.
All operators in Italy support reliable handset delivery receipts for SMS.
SMS restrictions in Italy
Dynamic numeric senders are not allowed in Italy. An Italian long number with a maximum of 11 digits as sender is allowed. Short codes (dedicated or shared) are not allowed in Italy.
There are no content restrictions for SMS in Italy other than those that prevent abuse (spam, phishing, etc). A specific company name is allowed in the Sender ID when the message is from that company.
Registration of an alphanumeric sender is required and easy. When the following information is provided, the processing time is one working day: SenderID | Company name | Country | VAT number | IT fiscal code (optional) | Company address | Contact detail | Your desired sender | Registering company | Company location | email or phone number.