Moldova Mobile Billing and Messaging Overview

Overview

Billing Type: MO

Subscriptions: No

Micropayments: Yes

Shared Price Points: 33.00 MDL.

Dedicated Price Points: 33.00 MDL.

Regulator: National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI)

Approvals/Fees Required: No

Country Info

Population: 2,998,235

Subscribers: 4,263,000

Mobile Penetration Rate: 66.5%

Average Individual Income: $3,373

VAT Rate: 20%

Withholding Tax: 0% - 8%

Network Information:

Carriers: Subscribers: Market Share:
Orange 3,100,000 54.75%
Moldcell 1,492,000 34.67%
IDC 327,600 9.65%
MoldTelecom 31,400 0.93%

Regulations

Regulation Overview

Regulator: National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI)

Regulator Website: en.anrceti.md

Opt-in Possibilities

Web (PIN) Opt-in: No

WORAR (Requiring a Reply): No

Single MO Shortcode Opt-in: Yes

In-app Billing: Yes

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: No

Mobile Content: Yes

Info Messages: Yes

Alerts: No

Physical Goods: No

Calling Services: No

Charitable Services: No

Spend Limits

Subscriptions Limit: N/A

Daily Billing Limit: No known limit.

Weekly Billing Limit: No known limit.

Monthly Billing Limit: No known limit.

Customer Care

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

Shared Exceptions

Adult Permissible?: No

Charitable Services: No

Microbilling: Yes

Subscriptions: No

Chat: No

Mobile Content: Yes

Info Messages: Yes

Calling Services: No

Lottery: No

Gambling Allowed?: No

Physical Goods: No

Competitions: No

Voting: Yes

Bikini Permissible?: No

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): No

VSIM/Longcode: Yes

Bulk SMS: Yes

Push Messaging: Yes

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: Yes

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.