Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, has released a new standard short code to stop unsolicited and annoying messages as the commision repeated that this will utilise Telecom consumers to provide them with quality services and valuable information. Meanwhile, this was resolved at 84th edition of NCC’s outreach programme in Abuja.
This was made known by Prof. Umar Danbata, the executive vice chairman of the Commission and represented by Alhaji Ismail Adedligba, deputy director consumer affairs.
How To Stop Unsolicited And Annoying Messages
Sometimes is very annoying receiving too much adverts from MTN and Etisalat with other networks but NCC has put an end to them. MTN and Etisalat was the only network in Nigeria that applied while other networks are yet to join the league.
It is easy and simple. Just send HELP to 2442 for free and you will see the options to option out from the services or SMS campaign including health, sport, banking, e.t.c
The options that will be sent are;
Text 1: To receive Banking/Insurance/Financial products.
Text 2: Real Estate.
Text 3: Education
Text 4: Health
Text5: To receive consumer goods & automobiles.
Text 7: Tourism & Leisure
Text 8: Sport
Text 9: Religion
Text 9a: Christianity
Text 9b: Islam
Text 9c: Others
Text 10: Information on new products/Services
Text 11: News Alerts