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Sunday, January 30, 2011

New Regulations on Indian SMS and Telemarketing Industry


Menace of Unsolicited Commercial Communications(UCC) is growing day by day and to curb this, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a new regulationscalled “The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2010″ on 1st December 2010. These regulations are prescribed as protection of telecom users from the sending of UCC.
Effective 1st of Feb 2011 :

NO COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATION TO TELECOM USERS REGISTERED WITH NDNC/NCPR

How to register for National Consumer Preference Register (NCPR)
Telephone customers (landline and mobile) can register their telephone numbers with their telecom service provider for inclusion in the National Consumer Preference Register (NCPR) by dialing Toll Free or sending SMS “START 0″ to 1909.
For more details refer http://www.nccptrai.gov.in/nccpregistry
For customers who would like to register/de-register their request for NDNC registry may dial 1909 or SMS to 1909 with keywords ‘START DND’ for registration and ‘STOP DND’ for de-registration
For more details refer http://ndncregistry.gov.in/ndncregistry/index.jsp

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