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How to find more about the Sender ID in SMS

Bulk SMS Sender ID

A few years ago TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India )enforced regulations because of which when any company or working body which sends bulk SMS need to register with a unique ID, also called as Sender ID. The unique ID in India is the eight-character length, e.g. AX-AIRTEL. These shortcodes can reveal a bit about who is sending the SMS. ...

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How to check if your number is registered for DND

DND Service Status for Phone Number

DND or Do Not Disturb or also called as Do not Call is a special regulation initiated by TRAI where an individual can register their number (both Mobile and Landline) to avoid calls from telemarketer which many of us find irritating and of no interest. TRAI has an official site, National Do Not Call Registry or Telecom Commercial Communications Customer ...

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TRAI asks operators not to charge high for SMS to 1900 for MNP

Trai SMS 1900

TRAI according to this official document has asked all the telecom operators to treat an SMS sent to 1900 as any other normal SMS and not as special SMS which are generally charged 5 or 6 Rupees. The total cost to switch using MNP should not be more than 19 and if a subscriber is charged so high, the total ...

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TRAI rolls out tough Do Not Disturb Regulations

Do not call registry

According to the Recent Document released here and here under heading The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2010, TRAI had laid strict rules for Telemarketers who break the rule and new options are opened up for customers. TRAI rolls out tough Do Not Disturb Regulations Below are the main features : A customer may choose between ‘fully blocked’ category ...

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TRAI working to make Interoperability of DTH Set top Boxes a reality

TOI DTH

After Number Portability, looks like TRAI is working towards to bring Interoperability to  DTH Set top Boxes.If this happens then people will be able to switch easily and will bring lot of competition to the market. There are currently 6 DTH services in India and all have different standards, For example Dish TV uses DVB-S as Transmission standard where as ...

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Mobile numbers starting from 8!

India is the country where the mobile market are growing   day by day.Every Indian is trying to grab a mobile phone connection as it is become one of the necessity.To keep this fact in mind TRAI is decided to launched the series of mobile  number starting from 8 instead of 9. According to TRAI, India has 415 million cellular subscribers at the ...

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