Send Bulk SMS with sender ID

Alphanumeric Sender ID allows you to set your company name or brand as the Sender ID when sending one-way SMS messages to supported countries. Alphanumeric Sender IDs may be up to 11 characters. Accepted characters include both upper- and lower-case ASCII letters, the digits 0 through 9, and space: A-Z, a-z, 0-9. They may not be only numbers.

How to send sms with company name?

sender ID KenyaAn alphanumeric is a custom sender id that is registered with Mobile Service Providers and that can be stamped on SMS messages being sent out to users. For example, if your company name is Movesms Solutions Ltd, you can order that sender ID – alphanumeric and brand messages going out from your account as being from MoveSMS.

One important distinction between sender ID’s and short codes is that with Sender ID’s, users will not be able to reply to that sender id. Also, note that Sender ID’s are case sensitive.

Once you purchase a Sender ID, you will have the option of using it as the sender id for messages originating from your account.

When using the Movetech Bulk SMS platform to send SMS messages, you can personalise your own sender ID.

Branded bulk sms system in Nairobi Kenya

Send your brand name as the Sender . This means that you can choose who, or where you want the SMS message to come from. The Bulk SMS message will not come from a number, but from, for example, your company name.

Please note that should you choose to send bulk SMS messages with a Sender ID, the recipients will not be able to respond to these messages.

Don’t have a Movesms or Movetech BulkSMS account yet? Register now to send SMS messages from your company or brand name.

You can download the Sender ID request Form form here Sender ID Request Form (509 downloads ) or login to to portal to order for Sender ID.


These are Sender ID registratiom Requirements

  • Type the details rather than writing with a pen
  • Fill with your preferred sender ID(Not more than 11 characters ,no spacing, no special characters)
  • Sign and stamp as the authorized person ,insert Company letterhead then scan and send it back to us through the provided Email.
  • Pay the Sender ID fee in advance before the Sender ID can be processed.

The sender ID prices in Kenya is determined by Telecommunications companies e.g. Safaricom. If you Get any company offering low cost prices then know its a trick. We charge the standard fee for sender ID regulated by Telco companies.

Many clients have asked us so my questions about custom name, company branding, sender ID

  • How many days to register sender ID?
  • How long does it take to brand SMS?
  • How long to process the company custom name?
  • How to send sms with custom sender id?
  • Can I send sms with name instead of number
  • Send sms with name instead of number
  • How to send sms with custom sender id?
  • How to change sender id in sms

In our blog posts we will have been answering all questions one by one and sometimes combined as they are interconnected.

Sender ID is what is shown as from WHO on people’s phones  when they get an SMS.  When you send a message SMS, the Sender ID is set to that person’s phone number. Many companies register Sender ID because it enables them to set their company name as the SenderID.

Safaricom Sender ID is company name that is registered by Safaricom to appear on receivers phone.

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