19 Apr 2014

Last Update 2:16 pm

Home > News > SMS termination issue: Vodafone blocks Aircel SMSes in 3 states

SMS termination issue: Vodafone blocks Aircel SMSes in 3 states

Written by Danish Khan
23 Nov 2012 at November 23, 2012

SMSFollowing the footsteps of Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India has also decided to block all SMSes coming from the network of Aircel.   Vodafone has been demanding SMS termination charges @ 10 p per SMS from Aircel.

Aircel has locked horns with Vodafone India and Bharti Airtel over the non-payment of SMS termination fee. Airtel had already blocked Aircel just before Diwali, in reply to which Aircel decided to block SMSse coming from the network of Airtel last week. While Vodafone has blocked Aircel in certain circles, Airtel issued a blanket ban on SMS to phones on the Aircel network covering the whole country. Aircel has started informing its customers that SMS to Vodafone & Airtel numbers has been blocked by Vodafone and Airtel and that the company is trying to resolve the issue.

There are multiple service providers in the country, which are involved in the legal battle. RCom, Tata Teleservices, Loop Mobile and Aircel have approached the telecom tribunal over the SMS termination fee issue. TDSAT has reserved its order on the interim plea filed by Tata Teleservices (TTSL) against Vodafone’s notice to disconnect termination of SMSes on its network. On the other hand, another plea filed by RCom against Airtel is under consideration.

ADD YOUR COMMENTS





 

Latest Videos

View All Videos
  • iPad Mini Unboxing Video
  • KONKA 970 Unboxing
  • Nokia 920 Unboxing
  • Samsung Galaxy beam Unboxing and Review video

MORE NATIONAL NEWS

LG to launch new smartphones in India

LG

LG Electronics is going to invigorate its smartphone business in the country

JBL Flip 2 and Voyager portable speakers launched in India for Rs 7,990 and Rs 19,990

JBL Flip 2

JBL has launched two new portable speakers in India, the Flip 2

Another Tablet comes to town – The karbonn Smart Tab 10

karbonn Smart Tab 10

Karbonn has released yet another tablet in the market, which will be

Canon India unveils lightest DSLR camera at Rs 1, 66,995

Canon India has yet again expanded its portfolio of DSLR cameras with

Ad