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Mobile operators to include opt-out option for users

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) has directed all mobile operators to include and opt-out unsubscribe option to all unsolicited promotional messages.

“The directive shall enable consumers the right to discontinue receiving such unsolicited messages,” the TRCSL said.

The Opt-out option would be offered free of charge.

Speaking on the directive TRCSL Director General Oshada Senanayake had observed that “Rights to privacy of consumers is an imperative and a positive step in achieving consensus of all mobile operators in implementing a mechanism of resolving the issue of unsolicited messages.” 

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