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NCC suspends Do Not Disturb code to allow voter information texts ahead of general election

Tuesday 12 February 2019 | 12:43 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has temporarily suspended the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) 2442 short code to enable operators to disseminate voter education information ahead of the general elections, the Daily Trust reported. The 2442 DND short code enables subscribers to bar or stop unsolicited SMS adverts being sent to their phones, but the NCC said upon due consideration of the forthcoming elections, it has suspended the system to enable telecoms firms to disseminate information on behalf of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). 

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Companies: NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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