15 February 2019

Mobile carriers must stamp out spam messaging, MIIT says

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said spam text messages are tough to stop but mobile operators are ultimately responsible for the problem, People’s Daily reported Thursday, citing Zhu Jun, deputy director for MIIT’s communication development department, as saying. According to official figures, the ministry has dealt with more than 50,000 spam message cases in the nine months to September, while the country’s 12321 reporting hotline received 173,000 complaints about the issue, the report said.

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