What is DLT registration?
Distributed ledger technology or DLT refers to a blockchain technology registration system that is designed to record and regulate all the transactions undertaken by users on the network. Distributed ledger technology registration was brought about in public interest as a measure to curb the instances of spam SMS. DLT registration is now compulsory in accordance with the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) rules.
Who needs DLT registration?
DLT registration is meant for anyone who intends to send bulk SMS or transaction SMS to their customers. The following two entities can do this:
Benefits of DLT registration
DLT registration is advantageous for customers receiving these messages as well as the enterprise. Listed below are some of the benefits users can derive from DLT registration:
This results in a more focused and targeted reach.
DLT registration makes bulk SMS effortless since the templates and headers are already present on the platform.
This optimizes your bulk SMS efforts since it facilitates communication with those customers who are interested in hearing from you.
The messages received are filtered, ensuring that all messages are verified and not spam.
Employing blockchain technology also guarantees user safety.
Since registrations for telemarketers and enterprises are different, there is no ambiguity about the sender.
DLT registration makes bulk SMS user-centric as customer consent is mandatory
DLT registration for Jio
The DLT registration process is pretty convenient. Described below are the steps required for DLT registration for Jio as a principal entity:
The first step is to visit the truconnect Jio website (https://trueconnect.jio.com)
On the website, click the Register Now tab. Here you register yourself as an entity on the Jio DLT platform.
The first step will lead you to a new page; the next step is to choose the Principal Entity option.
If this is your first time registering on the DLT platform, click on the No option. If you are already registered, then choose Yes.
Here you have to choose the appropriate options for your enterprise from the drop-down lists. You will be asked to select your organization type, KYC document type, and your KYC document number.
You now need to upload the KYC and PAN/TAN documents. The acceptable formats are .jpeg, .jpg, .png and .pdf. Keep in mind that the file size has to be less than 5MB.
In this step, you are required to type in the following details: email ID, password, organization address, and your mobile number.
Once you enter all the required information, press the submit button. After you submit all your details, an OTP (one-time-password) will be sent to the mobile number used for registration. Enter the OTP to verify the phone number.
After the completion of the verification, you will receive a confirmation email from Jio. The registration takes approximately 2-3 days to process and approve.
Once your DLT registration has been approved, you will receive another email from jio (on the same email ID) that will contain your login credentials and entity number. Using this, you can log in to the truconnect Jio website and access your Jio DLT account.