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EC directs telecom firms to provide free sms service on '1950'

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The (EC) on Tuesday directed all the telecom service providers to provide a mandatory free short message service (sms) on its '1950.

The voters can check their name in voter list, their polling station and the contact number of the officials concerned through the service.

The has asked all the telecom service providers, state-owned as well as private players, to provide a mandatory free messaging service (both to and from EC) to consumers for this and also when the consumer is "roaming" within the country.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 20:44 IST
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