74% people get unwanted SMS even after DND

Even after registering in the ‘Do Not Disturb’ (DND) of telecom regulator TRAI, 74 percent of people get unsolicited ‘SMS’ from companies. This has come to the fore in the survey of local circles. Registration in DND means that the user will not get unsolicited messages from companies. However, despite all the efforts, there has not been a complete success in getting rid of them. done in 324 districts.

According to the survey, 73 percent’ people get four or more SMS daily. The Department of Telecom has recently directed to “strengthen the penalty provisions” on companies sending SMS in violation of rules. The department has also created two ‘special branches’ named ‘Digital Intelligence Unit (DIU) for Coordination’ and Telecom ‘Analytics for Fraud Management’ and Consumer Protection’ from law enforcement agencies, financial institutions, and other government agencies.

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