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It's no longer news that the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) mandated the telecommunication operators in Nigeria to implement Do-Not-Disturb (DND) starting from July 1, 2016. Since then, there has been an alarming general issue with major GSM Networks (MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile) in Nigeria not delivering bulk SMS to some mobile phone numbers. This issue is as a result of the introduction of the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) service by the GSM Network operators in Nigeria which allows their customers to opt-out of receiving promotional messages for 3rd Party services (Bulk SMS, VAS promos, etc.)

While this development seems rosy for some customers who do not want to receive promotional messages for 3rd Party services (Bulk SMS, VAS promos, etc.), it's also a dejected one for major customers who are willing to always get important updates for their job interviews, Church announcements and many more. In this guide, I'm going to show you how to send bulk SMS to Do-not-Disturb (DND) numbers for all GSM networks in Nigeria.

How to Send Bulk SMS to DND Numbers in Nigeria

  1. Create a new bulk SMS Nigeria account on appwebSMS.com or login if you already have an account with us.
  2. Activate your appwebSMS account by clicking on the activation link sent to your email address. Please, check your spam folder if you don't get it in 10 minutes.
  3. Login to your appwebSMS account and you will be redirected to the 'Send SMS' page. You will notice that you were given 2 free units for testing.
  4. Compose your message: enter a sender name; enter the destination numbers; type your message and click 'Send SMS'.
  5. Your bulk SMS will deliver to all the contacts including DND numbers at no extra cost.

How appwebSMS Delivers Bulk SMS to DND Numbers in Nigeria

This is how we do it; we have a dedicated Hosted SIM (2349019918202) that we use to deliver bulk SMS to DND numbers at no extra cost. This is like a normal SIM card which delivers messages to any phone number without restrictions from the network provider. No one else, but appwebSMS do this in Nigeria. Messages sent to DND numbers come with '2349019918202' as the sender ID.

Note: We automatically filter messages that sought to spam others and we block the accounts of users who try to use our messaging services to perpetrate fraud or disguise as banks. Please, don't involve in this fraudulent act, else, you will be reported to the appropriate authorities.

Create an account now and start sending bulk SMS to all networks including DND numbers.