Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has stated that as per its suggestions the nation will proceed with 10-digit numbering for cell phone providers and it has categorically rejected shifting to 11-digit cell numbering plan. An announcement by TRAI with topic line states, “Clarification relating to TRAI suggestions on ”Guaranteeing Ample Numbering Assets for Mounted Line and Cellular Providers” issued on 29th Might 2020.”
“TRAI launched its suggestions on Guaranteeing Ample Numbering Assets for Mounted Line and Cellular Providers” on Might 29. A press launch was additionally issued on the identical day. On this regard, it’s noticed that some media homes have reported that TRAI has beneficial 11-digit numbering scheme for cell providers. It’s full misinterpretation of the aforesaid suggestions. TRAI has not beneficial 11-digit numbering scheme for cell providers,” it stated.
“In actual fact, as per the TRAI suggestion, the nation will proceed to comply with a 10-digit numbering for cell providers. We have now categorically rejected shifting to an 11-digit cell numbering plan,” the press launch stated.
“Additional, TRAI has beneficial a dialling prefix 0” whereas making a name from a hard and fast line quantity to cell quantity. The introduction of a dialling prefix for a specific kind of name shouldn’t be akin to rising the variety of digits within the phone quantity. This variation in dialling sample will generate 2,544 million extra numbering assets for cell providers to cater to the longer term necessities.”
The press launch stated, “It’s worthwhile mentioning on this regard that within the present dialling scheme, the dialling prefix 0” is obligatory whereas making inter-SDCA Name from a hard and fast line quantity to mounted line quantity. This dialling prefix 0” can be obligatory when calls are constituted of a cell quantity to any mounted line quantity. Subsequently, the present suggestion suggests a minor addition within the dialling sample.”
The suggestions have been positioned TRAI’s web site.
The SDCA stands for Quick Distance Charging Space, equal to a Taluka, the press launch stated.