TRAI’s BlockChain Technology (DLT) As Mandatory In New Regulation

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in its continuous endeavour to create a clean and transparent system in the Indian telecom industry has released a new regulation in July 2018 to curb Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC) and enhance mobile subscriber privacy, TCCCPR 18 Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulation 2018, The Regulation is intended to eliminate spam and fraud which has been a concern for many years. The regulation has mandated the use of Blockchain technology also known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to implement the solution.

Latest Edit (Made on 01-06-2020)

Important note:

Dear Valued Customer,

This is to remind you that TRAI has instructed for DLT Implementation for SMS traffic and Operators might migrate to DLT anytime. Customer needs to complete Entity and Header (Sender ID) registration as Phase 1 of traffic migration to DLT.
  

As soon as the Operators Migrate to DLT, traffic of only such registered entities using headers would be allowed by Telecom operators.

To refer to the TCCCPR 18 Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulation 2018, please click here for DLT Regulation to download.

We request you to register your Principal Entity and your Headers (Sender IDs) on all the DLT portals of operators as soon as possible.

After DLT Implementation, traffic of only such registered entities using headers would be allowed via operators.

If you are already registered on the any of the operators, it’s important to register your headers (Sender-id) immediately to avoid loss of traffic.

For New Users who have not yet completed DLT registration

Kindly follow the below procedure. Also, while the any point in time of the below process, select your Telemarketer as “MobonAir Wireless Private Limited” by searching & Enter our Telemarketer ID – 1202159137442641623.

Step 1: Visit https://trueconnect.jio.com/, click “Principal entity”, choose “New Registration” and select “No” (if you’ve not registered with vilpower.in yet) and submit your business details to get unique identity ID.

If you need any help while the process, kindly connect to jio team – jio.ISOMCCSupport@ril.com

Step 2: Once you’re registered with Jio,

    1. Visit https://www.vilpower.in/signup/, select “As enterprise”, select “Yes” and enter unique ID that you have received from “JIo”, click “verify & continue” and complete the process.
    2. Visit https://dltconnect.airtel.in/, Click “Signup”, select “As enterprise”, select “Yes” and enter unique ID that you have received from “JIo”, click “verify & continue” and complete the process.
    3. Visit https://www.ucc-bsnl.co.in/, Click “Signup”, select “As enterprise”, select “Yes” and enter unique ID that you have received from “JIo”, click “verify & continue” and complete the process.

Once you have completed the registration with all the above operators’, upload your sender ID (header) on each DLT platform for smooth SMS delivery.

What is DLT?

Distributed Ledger Technology(DLT) is a Blockchain-based registration system. This Ledger keeps track of all the records of transactions made by network participants. Where telemarketers have to be registered with operators and users & resellers with operators but through Telemarketer.

How do I register Myself as an entity?

Go to the portal of any operator by whom you want to be registered. Fill all the necessary details and upload all required documents.

I am having trouble in registration, What should I do?

Do not worry just contact us ? +91-9911539003 , we are here to assist you and to make the registration process smooth and hassle-free.

Why DLT is Mandatory?

TRAI has taken this step to prevent customers from Unsolicited Commercial Communication which were annoying customers as fraud calls & SMS. So, according to TRAI’s regulation, DLT registration is mandatory to continue further telecom services.

Which documents do I need for KYC for DLT?

For KYC, you need documents like proof of authorized signatory, Self-certification by authorized signatory required on letterhead with name, designation and seal, Proof of Identity, POA: Proof of Address, Consent letter from parent entity, Service Agreement on Rs 100 stamp paper, Pan Number (Entity), GST Number(Govt.), Aadhaar Number of Authorized Signatory.

Disclaimer:

We are following the Instructions from the Telecom operators for this Process based on the TRAI Mandate and are not sure about the implications and effects of this process. Thanks for cooperating with us. Some parts of this blog have been curated from TRAI’s official website for informational purpose.

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