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Tech companies, telecom operators against mandatory caller ID display

Just like the Truecaller app displays the names of people calling, the Centre through Telecom bill 2022 is seeking to establish this feature as a part of the telecommunications network


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Telecom operators and tech companies have expressed concerns over a proposal to make it mandatory for them to display caller ID or calling name presentation (CNAP) across telecommunication networks, saying the will not be advisable, The Hindu Business Line reported on Thursday.

However, consumer protection groups, Internet Service Providers Association and Veeno Communications have supported it.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released industry comments on the consultation paper on the mandatory introduction of Calling Name Presentation (caller ID) in telecommunication networks. 

The mandatory caller ID display forms a major component of the draft Telecom Bill 2022. The

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 11:11 AM IST

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