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Fight Against Annoying Text Messages Intensify

Communications Regulatory Authority says that the fight against ad senders is still underway and 197,990 SIM cards have so far been blocked for bombarding people with unsolicited text messages
Fight Against Annoying Text Messages Intensify Fight Against Annoying Text Messages Intensify

Iran Communications Regulatory Authority said on Wednesday it has blocked close to 198,000 phone numbers of advertisement senders since November 2017 to curb annoying text messages.
CRA's website shows that the fight against ad senders is still underway and 197,990 SIM cards have so far been blocked for bombarding people with unsolicited text messages.
Authorities at the oversight body are of the opinion that the battle against such ad senders is far from over, as new companies join the bandwagon of continuing publicity campaigns.
Majid Haqqi, a deputy head at CRA, said the cost of sending mass advertisements through text messaging is still very low compared to other means of commercial promotion. 
CRA aims to curb such adverts by cracking down on firms using this indiscriminate mode of publicity. It has initiated legal actions against such companies and managed to reduce the number of such ads considerably.

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