Bank customers and equity trading account holders have stopped getting transaction alerts on their mobiles as the government has put a ban on bulk SMS service in wake of the pending judgement in the Ayodhya title suit. In view of the Government of India directive to mobile operators, all bulk SMS messages have been banned in all service areas till further notice. The customers will not receive SMS alerts or messages during this period, ICICI Bank informed its customer through its website.
Usually, a bank customer of gets SMS alert for their transaction done through any mean either through ATM or internet.
At the same time, credit card transaction is reported to the individual customers within few minutes after the payment is made.