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RBI releases Report of the Technical Committee on Mobile Banking

The Reserve Bank of India has today released, on its website for public comments, the "Report of the Technical Committee on Mobile Banking". The comments may be emailed sent by post to the Chief General Manager, Department of Payment and Settlement Systems, Reserve Bank of India, Central Office, 14th Floor, Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg, Mumbai-400001… Read More

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Charges Levied by Banks for Sending SMS Alerts

RBI/2013-14/403 UBD.CO.BPD.(PCB).Cir.No.42/12.05.001/2013-14 December 6, 2013 To, The Chief Executive Officer All (Primary) Urban Co-operative Banks Dear Sir / Madam, Charges Levied by Banks for Sending SMS Alerts Please refer to paragraph 37 of the Second Quarter Review of Monetary Policy Statement 2013-14 announced on October 29, 2013 (extract enclosed) on 'Customer Service- Charges Levied by… Read More

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Charges Levied by Banks for Sending SMS Alerts

RBI/2013-14/381 DBOD. No. Dir. BC. 67/13.10.00/2013-14 November 26, 2013 All Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding RRBs) Dear Sir/ Madam Charges Levied by Banks for Sending SMS Alerts Please refer to paragraph 37 of the Second Quarter Review of Monetary Policy Statement 2013-14 announced on October 29, 2013 (extract enclosed) on ˜Customer Service- Charges Levied by Banks… Read More

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TRAI issues new guidelines for activation and de-activation of Value added Services

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a Direction to the service providers, on the procedures for providing Value Added Services (VAS) and for de-activation of the Value Added Services so as to protect the interest of consumers. Activation of Value Added Services by service providers has been the cause of many customer complaints and is… Read More

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TRAI Reduces National Roaming Tariff Ceilings

TRAI Reduces National Roaming Tariff Ceilings, Permits Customised Tariffs Through Special Tariff Vouchers for National Roamers and Mandates Free National Roaming Plans TRAI has reduced ceilings for national roaming calls and SMS and instituted a new regime for providing flexibility to telecom service providers to customise tariffs for national roamers through STVs and Combo Vouchers. TRAI… Read More

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TRAI prescribes SMS Termination Charge and Transactional SMS Charge

TRAI has released: (i) ˜The Short Message Services (SMS) Termination Charges Regulations, 2013™ which prescribes cost based SMS Termination Charge as 2 paise per SMS; (ii) Amendment to the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2010 which prescribes a transactional SMS charge of 5 paise per transactional SMS . These regulations will be applicable from… Read More

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TRAI releases The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Twelfth Amendment) Regulations, 2013

TRAI issued the The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Twelfth Amendment) Regulations, 2013, prescribing further measures to tighten the framework for controlling the menace of Unsolicited Commercial Communications (UCC). TRAI has taken a series of measures in the recent past for curbing the menace of UCC. It issued The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2010… Read More

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