BSNL launches new system to get rid of forced VAS activations: CVPS cum CG

| March 24, 2014 | 8 Comments

[UPDATE 2-9-2014] BSNL have finally bsnl VASlaunched its most awaited new Centralize Value added services Provisioning System Cum Consent Gateway (CVPS cum CG) for its all customer to get rid off forced activation

BSNL has signed agreement with VAS service providers M/s Pyro and M/s Netxcell for deploying Centralize Value added services Provisioning System Cum Consent Gateway (CVPS cum CG) to get rid of forced VAS activations.

BSNL Customers would be able to use CVPS cum CG platform on SMS/ USSD/ IVR and for that Short code 57171 has been allotted for SMS and IVR Systems while short code 777 has been allotted for USSD.

Following are the features of CVPS cum CG

  • CVPS cum CG is a easy opt-in and easy opt-out customer friendly tool to BSNL subscribers that shall be capable to handle requests for subscription, renewal and deactivation of VAS as well as all Pull based VAS services of BSNL.
  • Obtaining 2nd consent from the customers.
  • Obtaining explicit consent of customers before enforcing any charges against the services which may be initially free for some period.
  • Customer requests are to be captured using short code (may be multiple short codes, each for different VASP) for SMS or USSD or IVRS or by browsing WEB/ WAP.
  • Complete record of all requests with that of 2nd consent will have to be preserved for a period of one year.
  • Customer shall be informed well in advance, from the due date for renewal of any such service along with the charges for renewal through SMS. Clear options shall be provided to the customer on how to opt out of the renewals.
  • Charging of VAS by the billing system (Prepaid as well as Post-paid) through Service Deliver Platform (SOP).

So with implementation of this new system, BSNL customers may get relief of forced activation because until and unless they will give consent two times, VAS can’t be activated on their phones.

If at present you want to get rid of forced activation of VAS, you may follow the steps as detailed, click here

 

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  1. Ajoy Padhi says:

    Do you think your method is full proof?
    Many a times, I have received messages after deduction of certain amount from my account.
    For example:On May 14, 2014, I received a message from 57171 saying Dear subscriber, you are charged Rs 30 for service WALLPAPER30 OF RENEWAL DATE 11-05-2014. For desubscribe, send SMS STOP to 57171.

    When I called to 1503, they gave me some vague answer and said we are directing you to concerned person…and the advertisement went on till I got fed up and stopped it.

    I made a complaint to BSNL through email, I got the message, your problem is resolved.

    Again yesterday, I got a similar SMS, this time asking me that deduction will be made on 13.6.2014.

    And the story wil go on….

    This sort of nuisance have started after BSNL transferred the job to some private service provider.

    Anyone listening?????

  2. jagdish chander says:

    Stop MobileTV service forcely provide by 57171 immediately

  3. jagdish chander says:

    Deactivate Service from Mobile TV 57171 on my mobile no. 9416231781 immediately

  4. Rahul says:

    This is just a Fudu and chutia company

  5. BSNL says:

    Saley kuttey chor haramkhor, Sali fuddu company te fuddu bandey rkhey hoye ney. Enha di phen di…….!!!

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