Max 160 Latin characters or 70 Unicode characters.
If you include any non GSM-7 characters in your message body, we will automatically fall back to UCS-2 encoding (which will limit message bodies to 70 characters each). Additionally, Apifonica prepends a User Data Header of 6 Bytes (this instructs the receiving device on how to assemble messages), leaving 153 GSM-7 characters or 67 UCS-2 characters for your message.
Yes, Apifonica supports Unicode text messages.
Yes, long SMS are concatenated into one message.
You can check statuses of the sent messages by means of Apifonica API.
For more detailed information on messaging, please refer to Messaging Quickstart guide.
You get charged for the sent message when it gets the sent status.
The possible messages statuses are described here.
You can always find if the country is supported in your personal account when you Download the price list with our routes.
If you have not found the mobile number for the country you need, please leave your request. We will certainly consider adding mobile numbers for the requested country and offer you the option that best suits your needs.
Please read here how to receive incoming SMS messages.