Vonage is using Adaptive Routing in South Korea through a selection of different high-quality suppliers.
Sender ID is not supported and will change to a random long number to ensure delivery.
Every message will automatically have either of the following text added:
- "[Web 발신]" - Means SMS sent from web
- "[국제발신]" - Means SMS sent from abroad
Message length is 140 bytes (140 characters in GSM-7 or 70 characters in Unicode), including the leading text (see Message Content above).
LMS is supported for SK Telecom operator and concatenated messages will be received as a MMS. Vonage will bill those messages in the same way that SMS concatenation works in other destinations. (LMS length 2000 char GSM or 1000 Char UC supported.)
In general, concatenated messages are not supported to KTF and LGU+ networks. Concatenated SMS will be received in parts for these operators normally. Receiving the messages in order may not be guaranteed.
Vonage can offer LMS route to KTF and LGU+ upon request. Concatenated messages will be received as a long SMS through this LMS route
Illegal content, especially gambling and adult-related content, is not allowed to all Korean networks.
Spamming or sending suspicious messages are not allowed. These are serious issues in South Korea and it may trigger suspending your account with investigation from local authorities.
Korean networks support character encoding EUC-KR. Delivery of Chinese characters not guaranteed.
Binary messages are not supported.
Other Features and Restrictions
Delivery Receipts are provided, however, they are not handset-generated and only indicate that the network has received the message.
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