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Trai removes clause requiring 50 paise charge on SMS beyond 100 per day
Business Standard | 03/06/2020 10:09 PM | Click to read full article
The specific provision for higher charges over and above a certain threshold for daily SMSes had been introduced in 2012 to curb the menance of Unsolicited Commercial Communications or pesky telemarketing calls. Operators will now have a free hand in fixing charges for such bulk SMSes by non-commercial users, and Trai's practice of forbearance will extend to such messages too.