Telecom operators have knowledgeable subscribers that they would want to prefix ‘0’ for making calls from landline to mobile telephones from January 15, in keeping with the telecom division’s current directive.
“As per DoT’s directive, effective 15-Jan-21, it is mandatory to prefix 0 before the mobile number while dialling from your landline,” Airtel has began informing its fastened line customers.
Reliance Jio, too, has despatched messages to fastened line customers urging them to make sure that they prefix Zero when dialling any mobile quantity from a set line quantity.
“This change in dialling pattern effective Jan 15 is in accordance to the directive from DoT,” Jio’s message stated.
The Department of Telecom (DoT) had stated in November that callers can have to dial numbers with prefix ‘0’ for making calls from landline to mobile phone, from January 15.
The Communications Ministry had stated the transfer would liberate ample numbering assets for future use, and almost 2,539 million numbering collection are anticipated to be generated in consequence.
There will be no change with respect to dialling numbers for fixed-to fastened, mobile-to-fixed, and mobile-to-mobile calls, it had stated.
When contacted, BSNL Chairman and Managing Director P Okay Purwar stated that the required communication for consumer consciousness would have been initiated, in sync with the directive.
“There is a stipulated process by which we communicate to customers, which would have been done,” Purwar added.