Sender ID in a message is the identification of bulk SMS. Infact, reality be informed, it is one of the features of bulk SMS that makes it exciting. Little marvel then that when an SMS provides with a various Sender ID from the one we desire, we are not delighted. If your messages have actually been supplying with ‘BulkSMS‘ as Sender ID lately, below is why that is so and how you can deal with that.
Why ‘BulkSMS’ as Sender ID?
We can not overstate the constraints and also policies that have rocked the SMS market over the last few years. The DND concern was simply the beginning of what is quick coming to be a strict as well as regulated mass SMS industry, many thanks in none to the boost in spam and scam messages.
The network operators with the assistance of the NCC are now taking bulk SMS from a specific level to more of a corporate service for companies and also organizations. As a result of this, it is currently mandated that all Sender IDs used to send bulk SMS be signed up with all GSM drivers (MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, ETISALAT).
When Sender IDs are not registered on the operators’ website, SMS sent with such Sender IDs are changed immediately by the GSM operators to a default one (NOTIFICATION or BulkSMS for MTN particularly, and EDUCATE for a few other networks). Without this modification, the SMS will fall short completely while you will still be charged for it.
How do I get my Sender ID Registered?
You may remember that sometimes ago we started receiving letters of application for Sender ID registration for DND numbers. That has actually been put on hold for a while currently. For this brand-new growth, we will certainly onward your Sender IDs for enrollment on this end. A few needs though should be met:
Prevent sending out unrequested and also fraud associated SMS from your account, as Sender IDs with such records are banned entirely from being made use of in delivering mass SMS.
The drivers likewise require that the Sender ID for registration need to be made use of regularly, most specifically for corporate details. The reason being that Sender IDs conserved obtains removed from the data source at some point.
Step 1: Login to your sms account dashboard
Step 2: On the Menu, click on Extras and click Sender ID
Step 3: Click the Add Sender ID button
Step 4: Enter the SENDER ID you want to register, one at a time and click SUBMIT
NB: You need to wait for 24-48 hours before it is approved, weekend submission approval may take longer time. Thanks
We regards apologize for the inconveniences this brand-new advancement may trigger you.
We assure you that as constantly, we are on top of this circumstance and also currently making progress with obtaining as many IDs signed up as possible.
We recommend that you please desist from sending unrequested SMS from your account (guarantee your receivers intend to speak with you), as well as additionally use your Sender ID as usually as possible to get gotten enrollment.
In the meantime, you can additionally include your Sender ID in the body of the message most likely as a signature at the end pending when your ID is registered.
Thanks for your proceeded patronage and also please stay risk-free.