Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in its continuous endeavour to create a cleaner 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, Regulation can be downloaded here. 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.
We need you to proactively engage in this and register through the following link. Please note that anyone who fails to register will become non complaint post 30th November’ 19. We are here to help you with this registration process and can do the same on your behalf.
Registration portal : www.vilpower.in
To comply with the new regulation, all enterprises need to be registered on the DLT system along with other details like Headers, Templates and Consents:
Step 1: Entity/Enterprise registration includes details of KYC (Know Your Customer) documents like PAN, GST, TAN, CIN, etc. The process has been designed for an easy and quick completion. Your organization will get a unique Entity ID.
Below are the required documents for registration –
Business identity - PAN
Business entity Address proof - GST / TAN
Letter of Authorization - Co. authorizing the individual (format is available on the portal)
Registration Fees – Rs. 5900 .
Step 2. Header (Sender ID) registration: Messages are classified into Promotional, Transactional, Service Explicit and Service Implicit. Entities need to register all their headers on the platform. Every header gets a unique Header ID that is shared across other DLT platforms seamlessly.
· SMS Header: 6-digit header for Promotional. 6-alpha header for Transactional/ Service
· Voice Header: 140XX series for Promotional. Fixed line number series (like 040, 044, 022) for Transactional/ Servicex
Step 3. Content Template Registration: Entities are required to register all their templates on the DLT system. Once a template is created, the entity retains the template ownership across all platforms. Every template gets a unique Template ID that is shared across other DLT platforms seamlessly.