Anti-terror forces have busted illegal phone exchanges and detected instances of International Long Distance (ILD) calls being routed through Internet, the Lok Sabha was informed today, Also Read - Why smartphones must be classified as an essential product during COVID-19 lockdownsAlso Read - Ola to offer free oxygen concentrators to the needy
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“Some instances of busting of illegal phone exchanges by the Anti Terrorism Squads have come to notice,” Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said in a written reply.
Ahir said ILD calls from foreign countries are routed through Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) bypassing the International Long Distance Gateways.
“These incoming VoIP calls are converted into voice calls which are further routed to the destination through local telecom network,” he said. ALSO READ: Overconfident people more likely to be victim of email phishing scams: Research
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