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How to Stop Unwanted Messages From MTN,Airtel,Glo & Etisalat Network

How to Stop Unwanted Messages From MTN,Airtel,Glo & Etisalat Network

On this article we are going to teach you How to stop unwanted and unsolicited messages from telecommunications service providers in Nigeria including MTN, Airtel, Glo, Etisalat and others network . It is very annoying when your mobile phone rings and the Message you see is from your network provider .  The most annoying part is when your telecommunications service provider keeps sending you unwanted messages at that particular time that you are expecting a reasonable message . Hun!

Are you tired of receiving unsolicited/unwanted  messages from MTN, Airtel, Glo or Etisalat network and you want to bring an end to it ? we will teach you how you can stop those disturbing and unsolicited messages from MTN, Airtel, Glo, others with just few clicks . Recently , a Direction was given to the telecommunications service providers in the country, the operators, will commence from July 1, 2016, it is called the DO NOT DISTURB facility which gives subscribers the freedom to choose what messages to receive from the various networks. The direction that was given by Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) states that all telecommunications subscribers should be given the mandate to choose the messages that they wish to  receive on their mobile phone and they can opt out any messages that they don’t wish to receive .

In line with this development , subscribers now have right to take informed decisions using the a common Short Code (2442) to receive and opt out any messages from Telecommunication service providers in the country.

In a statement released by Director of Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mr. Tony Ojobo, said this action was taken in order to protect subscribers from the nuisance of unsolicited texts, and therefore a direct regulatory response to the yearnings of the subscribers.

By this action, he explained, the Commission has invoked a regulatory provision which had hitherto been overlooked by the operators. Taking cognizance of the broad range of services which include: Banking/Insurance/ Financial Products, Real Estate, Education, Health, Consumer Goods and Automobiles, Communication/ Broadcasting/ Entertainment/ IT, Tourism and leisure, Sports, Religion(Christianity, Islam, others), the Commission directed the operators to give the necessary instructions and clarifications that will enable subscribers subscribe to a particular service/services /none at all.

With this innovation, telecommunications user can now stop unwanted messages with a Full DND which is SMS “STOP” to 2442, this new development does not allow the subscriber to receive any unsolicited/unwanted message from the operators at all. It was also made clear by Ojobo that the decision does not apply to personal messages or person to person messages

How to stop Unwanted and unsolicited messages from MTN, Airtel, Glo, Etialat and  others Networks

→“SMS 2” for receiving |SMS relating to real Estate to 2442

→“SMS 3” for Receiving Sms Relating to Education to 2442

→“SMS 4” for receiving SMS relating to Health to 2442

→“SMS 5” for receiving SMS relating to Consumer goods and Automobiles to 2442”

→“SMS 6” for receiving SMS relating to Communication/ Broadcasting Entertainment/IT to 2442

→“SMS 7” for receiving SMS relating to Tourism and leisure to 2442

→“SMS 8” for receiving SMS relating to Sports to 2442 “SMS 9” for receiving SMS relating to Religion to 2442

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