June 2, 2023

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TRAI to telcos: Allow port out SMS facility irrespective of tariff offer

Sector regulator TRAI on Tuesday directed telecom operators to “promptly” permit port out SMS facility for all mobile people demanding it, irrespective of worth of their tariff provide, vouchers, or plans.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) took a strong take note of telecom assistance businesses not giving outgoing SMS facility in specific pre-compensated vouchers.

TRAI said in the modern previous it has obtained complaints from subscribers around their inability to send SMS on limited code 1900 specified for UPC (Exclusive Porting Code) technology, for availing mobile number portablity facility irrespective of getting sufficient stability in their prepaid accounts.

“Now therefore the authority…directs all obtain assistance vendors to permit, with quick result, for all mobile subscribers, each prepaid and postpaid, requesting for a distinctive porting code, the facility to send SMS on limited code 1900, in buy to physical exercise their proper to avail porting facility in accordance with the Telecommunication Cell Number Portability Restrictions, 2009…irrespective of the worth of the tariff provide/vouchers,” TRAI said in its way.

The regulator said that the apply of non-provision of the facility of sending MNP connected SMS in specific pre compensated vouchers/plans is a “contravention” of the provisions of regulations “as it requires absent the consumers’ proper, furnished for in the regulations to avail mobile number portability (MNP) facility”.

(Only the headline and image of this report might have been reworked by the Organization Conventional staff members the relaxation of the articles is car-created from a syndicated feed.)

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