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Zimbabwe SMS messaging regulations and restrictions

Before you start sending SMS messages to Zimbabwe, please ensure that you understand the regulations around messaging in the country. All programs are required to be compliant with the applicable laws in Zimbabwe.

Read more about POTRAZ and SMS spam regulations here.

Non-compliant messages may result in your program being blocked and filtered by major carrier networks in Zimbabwe.


Restriction Description
DND exists Yes
Time restrictions No
International vs local split Yes
Local traffic
  • Must be sent over the local bind
  • Sender ID is dynamic
International traffic
  • Must be sent over the international bind
  • Sender ID is dynamic
General content restrictions
  • Marketing messages can be sent to users only after explicit opt-in consent is received for your service
  • Users on the Do Not Call registry should not be contacted
Content registration required No
Opt-out instructions required ---
Sender ID regulations Dynamic alpha supported
Sender ID documentation required ---
Country supports MNP No


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