Govt ups SMS limit from 5 to 20 per day

Bulk SMS 150x150 Govt ups SMS limit from 5 to 20 per dayThe central government of the country on Thursday announced that the cut back on bulk SMS as well as MMS will remains but now customers can send 20 SMS per day instead of 5 a day.

As per the instruction released by Ministry of Communications, mobile users can send maximum of 20 SMSes with not more than 25kb of data from Thursday.

Earlier, the home ministry had announced to ban bulk SMS service in the country on August 17 after the violation made by some people to spread hate SMS which creates panic in people from Northeast regions.

Further, the ministry has ordered the Department of Telecommunications [DoT] to bring into action the order through telecom operators in the country.

On the other hand, the Internet and Mobile Association of India [IAMAI] had requested the central govt to lift the ban on bulk SMS as it causes great revenue loss to telecom operator companies, mainly small and medium enterprises.

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