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Block Telemarketing Calls, Dial 1909 Toll Free Number

The National Customer Preference Register (NCPR) from TRAI is a new move towards more effective blocking and selection of telemarketing calls according to customers’ preference. With the new system, you can block entirely or select telemarketing calls from any of the seven categories, through the toll free number 1909. […]

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Telecom Operators to be Penalized for Network Roll-Out Lapses

Department of Telecom (DoT) is all set to issue fresh showcause notices to telecom operators over the non-fullfilment of network roll-out obligations. Revised figures suggest a penalty of Rs 31 crore for Bharati Airtel and over Rs 40 crore for Tata (CDMA services). According to DoT sources, cancellation may not be a viable solution as it would affect customers and hence more money will be collected as compensation for loss, if any, to the exchequer. […]