The gate Arab news technical.
Announced communications and Information Technology Commission in Saudi Arabia for a start in the implementation of the new procedures for SMS advertising annoying or obtrusive, which included the application of technical solutions in new users by providing service talk text messages of propaganda and activate the linkage between communication service providers mobile service providers SMS implementation to provide this service.
The authority clarified it had rated SMS SMS to messages non-promotional “warning, awareness, service, and character” and for all users, and commercial messages are subject to resolving advanced technical user can check the messages of propaganda, so that they have three options, either block all the text messages of propaganda, or accept all the text messages of propaganda, or partial independence, writes user the possibility of blocking specific advertising communications.
The authority said that the joint work between the authority and providers of mobile communications services during the past two months and led to a reduction in SMS advertising increased by 24 percent, significantly reduce the spam, with a rise of 34 percent in the number of users wishing to block advertising messages.
The Commission added that it was during this period off the services of the number 33 service providers messages SMS stores, as the face of the body providers of mobile communications services by announcing a new mechanism to take advantage of the service message control, propaganda and clarified on their websites, and through SMS text messages.
Source: the telecommunications authority of Saudi Arabia to implement new procedures to reduce the propaganda messages annoying