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NCC urges subscribers to use 2442 to stop unwanted texts

Monday 3 April 2017 | 09:59 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says members of the public could stop unsolicited text messages if they send 'Stop' to 2442. This is part of an ongoing campaign to enlighten consumers about their rights to better services, reports ThisDay.

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Companies: NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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