MTN Nigeria network basic route for delivery of bulk SMS has been down since 10:00am on the 6th of June 2017.
Presently, a temporary route has been provided to allow messages get delivered to MTN numbers. This route delivers at 1.5 units per page of SMS.
Please note that this route is a temporary one, pending when the main connection comes back up. Once it’s up, delivery to MTN numbers will return to 1 unit per page as usual.
We appreciate your continued patronage and understanding.
Do-No-disturb is a feature that effectively blocks or silent an unwanted calls and messages. It also helps to avoid an unwanted unknown individual or telecommunication calls and SMS.
With the Do-Not-Disturb feature, you can automatically ignore or block annoying or unwanted calls and SMS. Do-Not- Disturb effectively silences almost all notifications while you aren’t actively using your phone. It also silences all phone calls by default, but you might want your phone to ring when certain important people calls.
With the directive from the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on do not disturb. It has been enforced on the network providers to implement Do not disturb on all subscribers. In view this, Bulk SMS has been affected and we deliver messages to some network. For some hours, we do not deliver messages to MTN lines, but now resolved.
MTN are currently working on their SMS delivery to all the numbers. Here is the update for this delivery.
Preliminary data shows potential new restriction on traffic types being accepted by MTN, based on DND (Do Not Disturb) functionality.
Rest assured you will be informed further as new information becomes available.
We have been informed of delivery failure issue on some mobile units (Phones) which has been related to a generic error for which we are currently in discussion directly with the operator (MTN Nigeria). Once we receive any feedback for this you'll be informed.
Thank you for your patience in the meantime.
SmartSMSSolutions started delivering message to MTN numbers and delivery service restored.
MTN Reactivated the delivery service of their SMS
Smartsmssolutions blocked the delivery to messages to MTN lines to avoid units lost to clients.
MTN delivery banned due to unpleasant of Do Not- Disturb (DND) implemented by the NCC.
Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) enforced Do Not Disturb (DND) and there were delivery inconsistencies.
SmartSmsSolutions confirmed messages delivery to be stabilized and SMS traffic fully restored.
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