Distributing a long SMS? Keep track on how many SMS you are actually distributing.
Without Special (Unicode)
Characters: 1 SMS = 160 characters
2nd SMS = 153 characters + 153 characters = 306 characters.
If a 307th character is added, we’ll count it as 3rd SMS.
Once you pas 160 characters the system will let you know:
The system will also give you notice once the number of total SMS again is raised.
With Special (Unicode)
Characters: 1 SMS = 70 characters
2nd SMS = 67 characters + 67 characters = 134 Characters.
If 135th character is added, we’ll count it as 3 SMS.
If you use merging codes in your SMS the the count of characters will only we approximately as this depends on the length of what is merged.