Saturday, June 15, 2024

DoT Issues Order Seeking Temporary Suspension of USSD-Based Call Forwarding Facility

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) issued an order dated March 28 seeking a temporary suspension of USSD-based call forwarding service. The order cites the rise of online scams and unwarranted usage of the facility as the reason behind the action. It is a temporary suspension, meaning the government body does not intend to permanently disable it, however, the offi…