India's telecom regulator TRAI needs to look, once again, at the usage of the transactional SMS pipe for promotional messaging. Last year, the TRAI, following reports highlighting the misuse of the (cheaper) transactional SMS pipe for promotional messaging had said that it would ban telemarketers that use the transactional pipe for promotional messaging. While the regulator can do little to…
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