NCC’s DND crashes unsolicited SMS complaints by 96.6% in 3 years

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NCC’s DND crashes unsolicited SMS complaints by 96.6% in 3 years   As full DND hits 22.04m; partial stands at 448,985   Introduction of Do Not Disturb (DND) service 2442 short code by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has led to drastic reduction of complaints related to unsolicited telecoms SMS in Nigeria, a new report by the commission has shown. The Commission has gone empirical to measure the effect of the service as it conducted a study titled: A Study on the Impact of DND Service 2442 Short Code in…

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22.7m telecoms subscribers now on DND – Danbatta

22.7m telecoms subscribers now on DND - Danbatta

An excess of 22.7 million telephone users, based on subscriptions, have activated Do-Not-Disturb (DND) code on their respective telephone lines to prevent being bombarded with unsolicited services from telecoms service providers. This was disclosed recently by the Professor Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman if the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), while addressing industry stakeholders at a virtual forum. According to the EVC, when the commission introduced the DND code in 2015, less than 500,000 people activated the code, adding however that now, there are exactly 22,722,366 lines on the DND…

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