Tajikistan Mobile Billing and Messaging Overview

Overview

Billing Type: MO

Subscriptions: No

Micropayments: Yes

Shared Price Points: 1.18 TJS, 2.40 TJS, 6.00 TJS.

Dedicated Price Points: N/A

Regulator: Tojiktelecom

Approvals/Fees Required: No

Country Info

Population: 8,734,951

Subscribers: 4,500,000

Mobile Penetration Rate: 42%

Average Individual Income: $14,368

VAT Rate: 20%

Withholding Tax: 0%

Network Information:

Carriers: Subscribers: Market Share:
Babilon 800,000 29.90%
Indigo 3,304,118 29.71%
TT Mobile 2,674,911 24.06%
Tacomobile 1,122,775 10.09%
TK Mobile 666,667 5.99%
TT Mobile 2,674,911 0.25%

Regulations

Regulation Overview

Regulator: Tojiktelecom

Opt-in Possibilities

Web (PIN) Opt-in: No

WORAR (Requiring a Reply): No

Single MO Shortcode Opt-in: Yes

In-app Billing: Yes

Multi-billing - Are you able to send multiple MOs?: No

Multi-billing - Are you able to send multiple MTs?: No

Permitted Content

Adult Permissible: No

Mobile Gambling /mCasino (Real money): No

Sportsbook (Real money): No

Virtual Gambling (Virtual credit): Yes

Lottery (Real money): No

Competitions: No

Voting: Yes

Chat: Yes

Mobile Content: Yes

Info Messages: Yes

Alerts: No

Physical Goods: No

Calling Services: No

Charitable Services: Yes

Spend Limits

Maximum Transactional Value: 1x Line value

Subscriptions Limit: N/A

Daily Billing Limit: No known limit.

Customer Care

Minimum Type Required: E-Mail (24hr Response)

Technology

Available Technologies

Premium MO SMS: Yes

Premium MT SMS: No

WAP Billing: No

Direct Operator Billing: No

MSISDN Forwarding: No

IVR Billing: Yes

Number Lookup (HLR): Yes

Number Lookup (VLR) /(RTLU): No

VSIM/Longcode: No

Bulk SMS: Yes

Push Messaging: Yes

USSD Messaging: No

USSD Menus (Sessions): No

Shortcodes

FreeText Shortcodes: No

Golden/Vanity Numbers Available?: No

Charity Shortcodes: No

Bulk Messaging

Alpha sender ID: Yes

Numeric sender ID: Yes

Alpha numeric sender ID: Yes

Shortcode sender ID: Yes

Sender IDs filtered: No

Handset Delivery reports: Yes

SMSC Delivery report: No

Binary: Yes

Concatenated Messages: Yes

Character Encoding: Yes   Full SMPP v3.4

Character Sets Supported: Yes   0×00(Default GSM encoding), 0×01(US-ASCII), 0×02(Binary), 0×03(ISO8859-1-Latin-1), 0×04(Binary), 0×08(UCS2/UTF-16BE)

Submit_multi: Yes

Maximum validity periods: 48 hours   Which is the recommended value.

Traffic type exclusions?: No exclusions other than no illegal services or content.