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TRAI hangs up on pesky calls, messages

Published: 25th May 2013 08:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th May 2013 02:21 PM   |  A+A-

Irritating SMSes on slimming belts to luxury villas, calls from bank companies selling credit cards and other financial products may soon be a thing of the past as Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai)  has finally decided to crack the whip. The new law preventing such activities will immediately come into force.

After a long time Trai has decided that telecom facilities given to a subscriber would be immediately disconnected if it is found that the number is being used for sending unsolicited communication.

“Names and addresses of such subscribers shall be entered into a blacklist and no resources would be allotted to these subscribers for a period of two years in such cases, Trai member R K Arnold told reporters here on Friday.



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