DLT stands for Distributed Ledger Technology, which is a secure and transparent system used to store and manage data.DLT is a block-chain based registration system.
In Bulk SMS DLT refers to the process of sending a large number of commercial text messages, such as promotional or transactional messages, using a DLT platform that is compliant with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) guidelines.
In India, the TRAI has mandated that all commercial SMS traffic must be sent through DLT platforms that are registered with the organization.
To send bulk SMS through DLT, businesses must first register on a DLT platform and provide the necessary documents and information to verify their identity and intent to send commercial messages. Once registered, they can send bulk SMS through the platform, which provides a secure and traceable record of all messages sent and received.
It is being issued in the public interest to control the SMS spam from various marketing firms. The companies who want to send promotional or transactional messages to their customers will now have to register themselves with telecom operators.