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TRAI hikes termination charges to combat pesky SMSes

Monday, May 27, 2013 | More »

In a bid to bring down the number of spam and pesky SMSes, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come up with tighter measures this time. TRAI has imposed 5 paise as termination charge for each transactional SMS and 2 paise for each normal SMS. The new regulation – Short Message Ser...

Govt blocks 245 web pages for provocative content, more could follow

In an attempt to curb the circulation of hate messages/inflammatory and harmful content that led to the exodus of North-Eastern people from some parts of the country, the Indian government has blocked 245 websites, adding that more could follow. “Keeping in view the sensitivity and need for restor...

21 August, 2012 | More »

Govt bans bulk SMSes & MMSes for 15 days; Does it even matter with IM apps around?

In the wake of a reportedly mass exodus of North-Eastern people from various Indian cities, the Ministry of Home Affairs has banned bulk SMSes and MMSes for 15 days starting on Friday, to quash unsavoury rumours that created panic across the country. Because of the ban, users will not be able to sen...

17 August, 2012 | More »