TRAI revoked new anti-spam regulation, Now OTP based services will continue: Report – Tech786

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TRAI was testing a new blockchain technology to prevent fake messages. Its purpose was to filter out fake messages. Whose testing has been stopped for the time being. This new process is known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

Tech786: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday temporarily revoked the new anti-spam regulation for 7 days. Please tell that after the implementation of the new regulation on 8 March, there was a problem in getting OTP. Telecom Communications Customer Preference Regulations (TCCCPR) were implemented on behalf of telecom companies to prevent fake SMS. Due to this, the arrival of OTP SMS was delayed. Due to this, banking transactions, online ticket booking, Aadhaar authentication and other OTP based service were affected. TRAI was testing a new blockchain technology to prevent fake messages. Its purpose was to filter out fake messages. Whose testing has been stopped for the time being. This new process is known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

What is new DLT system?

The new DLT system is a kind of filter process, in which a particular type of OTP SMS is forwarded. In simple terms, the rule of delivery of the contents of every SMS containing the registered template has been implemented only after it has been verified. This process is called scrubbing. For this, telecom companies have to register their specific templates to banking and other financial companies.

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Please tell that the last date for registering the template was 7 March 2021. After this the DLT rule was implemented on behalf of the telecom companies. By this time, the preparation of the companies registering the template was incomplete. But the telecom companies started implementing the new rules as per the TRAI guidelines from 8 March. Due to this, people are facing the problem of not coming OTP since 8 March.

Last Updated on March 9, 2021 by admin

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