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SME Bulk SMS is a self-service messaging solution designed to enable small and medium businesses to promote their business cost-effectively.

Features of Bulk SMS

  • Sender ID Customization: Customers will be able to choose from a list of pre-registered sender IDs or register new sender IDs for approval within 6 working hours for on-net termination and 48 hours for termination to all networks. Sender IDs will have a maximum of 11 characters
  • SMS Campaign Scheduling: Customers will be able to schedule delivery of SMS to a pre-loaded list of phone numbers up to 7 days in advance.
  • Text Merge: Customers will be able to merge i.e., targeted clients’ names with SMS content for individualized messaging
  • Duplicated Numbers Removal: MTN’s platform will be able to automatically remove duplicates from uploaded lists of phone numbers to avoid multiple delivery of messages to the same numbers
  • Excel Plug-in/Number Extractor
  • Delivery Reports & Usage Notifications: Customers will be to view and/or generate reports on real-time delivery statuses of each Bulk SMS transaction. History of customers’ transactions will be accessible to customers via web and mobile app. Also, customers will receive usage notifications at 50%, 80% and 100%.
  • Payment Options: Debit Cards Bank (Deposit/Transfers) Airtime Mobile Money (MoMo)
  • Customers will be able to purchase the proposed Bulk SMS via Web, myMTN App, USSD and SMS (shortcode)


Proposed SME Bulk SMS Price Plans

Volume Bands

Standard Price (Price/Page)

Discounted Price (Price/Page)


500 – 2,000 ₦2.15 ₦2.00 30 days
2,001 - 10,00 ₦2.05 ₦1.90 30 days
10,001 - 25,00 ₦2.00 ₦1.85 30 days
25,001 - 50,000 ₦1.95 ₦1.80 30 days

Other capabilities/tools:

  • Price Calculator
  • SMS Delivery via HTTP, SMPP, XML SMS API
  • Dedicated Customers Support


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