Mobilink Brings Back (Paid) SMS Delivery Reports

Get-iPhone-SMS-Delivery-ReportsIf you remember from those old days, all cellular operators in Pakistan used to offer SMS delivery reports for free.

But then, reportedly, one fine day all operators collectively decided to take down this free value added service and to charge customers for SMS Delivery Reports.

Just in case if you don’t know, SMS delivery reports confirm you the recipient of SMS to receiver.

It displays the acknowledgment notice to sender whenever a SMS reaches its recipient – a useful service for those who want to make sure that their SMS communication makes its way to the recipient party.

Mobilink, like other operators, recently re-introduced SMS delivery Reports with charges of course.

How to Subscribe:

  • Mobilink customer needs to send “SUB” to 2742

How to Unsubscribe:

  • To unsubscribe SMS “UNSUB” to 2742

Charges:

This service is free for postpaid customers, while prepaid customers will be charged Rs. 0.50 plus tax or Rs. 0.63 including tax per day. This will translate into Rs. 15 plus tax per month.

More details in below table:

Post paid Prepaid
Activation & Deactivation Request Fee Rs. 0.1 + tax Rs. 0.1 + tax
Daily Subscription Fee Free of Cost Rs. 0.5 + tax
Daily Auto Re-subscription Yes Yes

Note:

  • Users will be required to enable delivery report feature of their handset to be able to receive delivery reports.
  • To use the service customers have to activate delivery receipt/confirmation option in the message settings of their handsets.
  • subscribers will receive free tips related to the category they have subscribed for on every alternate day.
  • The service is available for both prepaid and postpaid customers.
  • All rates are exclusive of GST
  • 19.5% FED on usage and 10% withholding tax at recharge or bill applies.


  • Is SMS paid delivery report service is available for Telenor Postpaid connection ? If yes, please tell me the procedure to activate this service.

    • I think this will work for you

      Telenor: To subscribe SMS telenor SMS Delivery Notification dial *345*959#
      or SMS “SUB” to 9595. Subscription charges are 20+tax/Month

  • The Activation is on daily basis right, and these days we dont expect any free service from cellular companies.

  • Maine to galti krdi mobilink mn port in ho k , bilkul hi thaki huwi service hai is ki :(

    bas 2 month hon to main port out ho jaon.

  • EARN YOUR BREAD-CRUMBS……. PAY TAX……
    GO TO BAZAR…… PAY TAX…..(TAXI FARE ETC) ….
    BUY A MOBILE CARD …….. PAY TAX …….
    LOAD THE CARD IN PHONE ……… PAY TAX…….
    BUY THE SMS PACKAGE …….. PAY TAX…….
    SEND THE MESSAGE ……….. PAY TAX…….
    YOU STILL NOT SURE THAT SMS REACHES IT’S HELL DESTINATION???? ………….. STILL PAY TAX ……

    AFTERMATH…….. PAKISTAN = TAXISTAN……….

  • Mobilink delevry port comes late sometimes it doesn’t work.
    But Call, sms and net is good than other networks. Fine to use mobilink. But donot active delvry rprt.

  • Which package is better in mobilink for call? Not for hourly but only usual call on Mobilink and other networks.
    Oan.Muhammad. Plz inform here or on my cell 03002495645.


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