GOVT LIFTS RESTRICTIONS ON BULK SMS , MMS

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GOVT LIFTS RESTRICTIONS ON BULK SMS , MMS

  • 2012-08-31 05:03:30
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News / Telecom  GOVT LIFTS  RESTRICTIONS ON BULK SMS , MMS
The Central government on Thursday removes the restrictions on mobile-phone text messages.on 17 August limited the number of messages into only five in a day.

That was later on 23 August increased to 20 following complaints from mobile-phone subscribers due to the assam violence which was spread over the North- Eastern The decision to limit the number of texts and MMSes (multimedia messaging services) sent by mobile phone users was taken after false and doctored messages and images triggered an exodus of people from North-East India settled in cities including Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai, who feared attacks following unrest between Bodo tribals and Muslim settlers in Assam.

The restriction of texts mostly affected pre-paid users those who make up for more than 95% of the country’s mobile-phone user base
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