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Turkey

+90
COUNTRY
CODE
tr
ISO CODE
76m
POPULATION
72m
MOBILE
CONNECTIONS

Introduction: Sending SMS to Turkey

Turkey- TEST 1

Features

Alphanumeric sender

SUPPORTED

Alphanumeric Senders are allowed in Turkey and have to be registered with the operator before sending.

Character set

UNICODE

All Turkish operators support Unicode. Messages with Turkish accents needs to be send in Unicode format, as they are outside the GSM character set.

Two Way Messaging

SUPPORTED

Two Way Messaging can be configured in Turkey.

Delivery reports

SUPPORTED

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

SMS restrictions in Turkey

Content restrictions

A 4-digit operator specific code (and a space) will be added to all messages. Content related to gambling is not allowed. Content related to adult services are not allowed. Content related to the government is not allowed.

Sender restrictions

Only Alphanumeric Senders are allowed and have to be registered at the operator before sending. CM can register those Alphanumeric Senders.

Country regulations

SMS messages for advertising and marketing must follow certain regulations. Every message must start with ‘REKLAM:’ or ‘TANITIM’, which tells the end user that he or she is receiving a promotional message. The SMS should include the URL or the customer care number of the company and inform the end-user where he or she can find details of the advertised promotion or campaign. All SMS messages must end with an opt-out option.

Operators

Operator
Turkcell
GSM
Vodafone
GSM
Avea
GSM
Avea
GSM
Vodafone
GSM