Sector regulator TRAI on Tuesday directed telecom operators to “straight away” enable port out SMS facility for all cellular end users demanding it, irrespective of value of their tariff present, vouchers, or programs.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) took a powerful be aware of telecom support providers not supplying outgoing SMS facility in selected pre-paid vouchers.
TRAI claimed in the the latest past it has obtained issues from subscribers above their inability to ship SMS on shorter code 1900 specified for UPC (Exclusive Porting Code) era, for availing cellular amount portablity facility irrespective of owning enough stability in their prepaid accounts.
“Now consequently the authority…directs all obtain support suppliers to enable, with instant influence, for all cellular subscribers, both prepaid and postpaid, requesting for a unique porting code, the facility to ship SMS on shorter code 1900, in order to workout their ideal to avail porting facility in accordance with the Telecommunication Cell Selection Portability Regulations, 2009…irrespective of the value of the tariff present/vouchers,” TRAI claimed in its way.
The regulator claimed that the observe of non-provision of the facility of sending MNP relevant SMS in selected pre paid vouchers/programs is a “contravention” of the provisions of restrictions “as it normally takes away the consumers’ ideal, presented for in the restrictions to avail cellular amount portability (MNP) facility”.
Course to TSPs for guaranteeing compliance with TRAl’s Regulations/Directions in respect of outgoing SMS facility to porting out customershttps://t.co/Gogo2lp0bh
— TRAI (@TRAI) December seven, 2021
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