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Changes to way2sms platform according to new SMS regulations by TRAI

Posted on 04th Nov 2011

Dear User,

As many of you may be aware, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recently issued new regulations on the SMS industry in India. These regulations are designed to significantly curb the sending of unsolicited commercial SMSes to consumers. Starting from sept 27th 2011 every SMS service provider has to adhere to the new TRAI NCPR (National Customer Preference Register (NCPR)) guidelines. Check www.nccptrai.gov.in for more details on new TRAI guidelines.

Being the Leader in the mobile messaging, Way2sms strictly adheres to TRAI guidelines from Sept 27th in order to protect consumer privacy from SMS spammers. As part of implementing new TRAI guidelines, way2sms has worked tirelessly to further upgrade our internal processes, technology, and team to ensure smooth functioning of the whole messaging activity on way2sms.

In order to adhere to TRAI guidelines way2sms is also changing its messaging policies from 27th of Sept. 2011 onwards.

Changes on way2sms

  • According to the New TRAI guidelines,Starting from Sept 27th 2011 messages sent via way2sms does not deliver SMSes to DND Registered mobile numbers. However, Way2SMS displays DND Registered mobile numbers data while submitting your message.
  • Also Way2SMS is changing its group Message structure. Messages sent via way2sms will be sent as TD- 677800 (677800 is the Unique number allotted by Telecom operator to way2sms) as the sender.Your Mobile number and a 8 letter Nick name will be inserted in your message by default.No longer you can send SMS with mobile number as sender.However you can continue to enjoy 140 characters message same as before.
  • Also According to TRAI new regulations, way2sms does not allow messaging between 9PM to 9AM every day.

We seek your understanding as we continue to employ our best efforts to ensure smooth functioning of the way2sms platform.

We regret any inconvenience caused to you.

Enjoy SMSing

Way2SMS Team.

Note: Way2SMS doesn't Send group SMS to DND registered numbers. To Receive Messages from group sms you must de-Register by texting STOP DND to 1909.

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Comments

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13th Oct 2011

pls give extent of msg till 200.

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13th Oct 2011

TIME TO BE ALLOWED FROM 0600 TO 2200 HRS, FOR ATLEAST GREETINGS DND NUMBERS TO BE ALLOWED

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13th Oct 2011

members of the TRAI panel who took dis new decission are such ASSHOLES... 9am to 9pm CUNTS

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12th Oct 2011

i really so much upset due to this ..I am a NRI.... i use to message my family through this Way2sms..but now tehy suddenly changed alll the rules and regulations...this is really not a nice policy for the TRAI....but thank so much for way2sms for trying to help out all the peoples...all the very best.

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12th Oct 2011

send sms for friends

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12th Oct 2011

When i send the sms only my mobile number appears as the default nick name can you please allow us to put our own names atleast or if possible allow us to customize the nicknames ourselves.

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12th Oct 2011

rules r really distrbing...sp TRAI plzzzzzz DND

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12th Oct 2011

k i understood.... but the name is not displayed i can see the ph. no. and the msz alone....

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12th Oct 2011

Send plz stop dnd

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12th Oct 2011

After sending sms STOP DND to 1909 it gives message that incorrect ketword. How to get rid of DND to receive smes from way2sms

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