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Trai to again meet telecom firms next week to end spam call menace

Discussion will seek to end unsolicited communication using technology, regulations

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On Wednesday, TRAI said the implementation of DCA will be discussed at the upcoming meeting

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
The telecom regulator will meet companies and other stakeholders on March 27 to discuss spam calls, making it the third such discussion since February.

The meeting by P D Vaghela, the chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, is part of a multi-pronged approach to end unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) using technology, regulations, directions, and monitoring, said Trai on Wednesday.

Officials told Business Standard the meeting will review earlier discussions and aim to formulate a framework for sharing UCC data on distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms, which are used by telecom companies for keeping and managing the records of sender IDs and templates.


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First Published: Mar 22 2023 | 5:56 PM IST

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