The New Amendment Launched By Telecom Regulatory Authority of India On September 5th 2011 speaks about the restrictions of sending 100 SMS per day for a Prepaid User and a total of 3000 SMS for Postpaid user from September 27th 2011.

This New Policy is initiated to control the marketing SMS from Normal Numbers which is not registered in National Do Not Disturb Service. The New Policy is hit back for the youngsters who use more than 100 SMS per day for communication with their loved ones. But The Policy also states

the Authority may by direction, from time to time, specify the category of SMS which shall be excluded from the limit of one hundred SMS per day per SIM:

Provided that before permitting a customer to send specified category of SMS beyond the limit of one hundred SMS per day per SIM, the Access Provider shall obtain an undertaking from Page 3 of 8 such customer that he shall not use such telephone number for
sending any commercial communications:
Provided further that the Access Provider shall enter, in the list maintained in the National Telemarketer Register, the telephone
number, name and address of the customer, category of exempted SMS and date of permitting sending of SMS beyond limit of one
hundred SMS per day per SIM and the said list shall be updated every Monday.

Today Onwards (27th Sep) every operator have set a cap of Sending 100 sms per day will be initiated. This rule of amendment is initiated from 27th Sep Onwards customer can send only maximum 100 sms/day or else 3000 sms/month.

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