When a person or user receives a sms from any company or institute a sender name displayed along with a prefix is in the inbox. For example – DM-SMSHUB, TD-HDFCBK etc.
- Sender ID/Header for Transnational Messages :
- Where’A’ stands for the operator code here its “Airtel”
- ‘M’ is stands for the service company area here its “Mumbai”
- ‘-‘ is the delimiter
- ‘ABCDEF’ indicates six alphabets for company or organization sending Transnational SMS
- Only one Sender ID is allowed per account & maximum 6 Characters (alpha numeric)
- Sender ID is subjected to approval.
|Aircel, Dishnet Wireless||D|
|BPL Mobile/Loop Telecom||L|
The latter character represents the location of the operator through which the message is received:
|Jammu & Kashmir||J|
Transnational SMS V/S Promotional SMS
Following are the listed differences between Transnational and Promotional routes:
|Transnational SMS||Promotional SMS|
|1. Transaction SMS can be used for sending any type of information & alerts
Ex. OTP, Bank Transactions etc.
|1. Promotional SMS can be used for sending marketing purposes.
Ex. Sale, offers etc.
|2. Transactional SMS
can be sent any time (24X7)
|2. Promotional SMS are sent
between 9 am to 9 pm only
|3. SMS can be sent on registered DND numbers||3. SMS cannot be sent on DND numbers|
What is Sender ID?
Sender ID or Sender name is your messages identity from which the message is sent. This ID or name you can choose as per your business name. For example, you go to ATM and withdraw some amount after your transaction immediately you will receive a text with bank name like HDFCBK or ICICBK
Note: Promotional SMS route Support numerical sender ID.
Note: Transnational SMS route support 6 characters alphabetic sender ID in India, example SMSHUB, WEBSMS.