SMS shift table

Shift Tables – National Language SMS in 160 characters without Unicode

The fact that messages that contain characters outside of the GSM character set require Unicode encoding and are limited to 70 characters per message instead of the expected 160 character limit, is a frustrating limitation for many languages. Messages longer than 70 characters can, of course, be sent, but they are sent as multipart (segmented) messages, and reassembled by the receiving client....

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