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Bangladesh banks look at biometric verification options for illiterate clients

Bangladesh Bank this week said that scheduled banks should deploy biometric verification options – including fingerprint, iris and facial recognition…

 

Bangladesh begins issuing biometric national ID cards

The Bangladesh government is issuing national ID cards with biometric details to citizens this week following the inauguration of the…

 

Bangladesh mobile users only allowed to register 5 SIMs against each NID

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decreased the maximum number of SIMs that prepaid mobile phone customers can register against…

 

100 million mobile SIMs registered with subscribers’ biometric details in Bangladesh

According to a report in BDNews24.com, over 100 million mobile phone SIMs have been re-registered with the biometric details of…

 

Court says biometric SIM registration is legal in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi Higher Court has declared that ongoing biometric SIM registrations using fingerprints is legal. The court rejected a petition…

 

Bangladesh sets hefty fines for misuse of biometrics data

The Bangladesh government has assured mobile phone users that their privacy would not be in jeopardy after they undergo biometric…

 

23M Grameenphone customers in Bangladesh complete biometric verification process

Bangladeshi mobile operator Grameenphone says that over 23 million customers in its network have successfully completed the biometric verification process,…

 

VimpelCom welcomes biometric SIM registration and verification initiative in Bangladesh but residents still have privacy concerns

AJ Hanna, chief mobile financial services officer of VimpelCom, the parent company of mobile operator Banglalink, recently expressed the company’s…

 

Bangladesh launching an epassport plan

The home ministry of Bangladesh announced last week that it will launch an epassport plan for the citizens of the…

 

Biometrics registration for SIM cards in Bangladesh starts Wednesday

The Bangladesh government is ready to start biometrics registration of mobile-phone SIM card holders on Wednesday December 16, reports The…

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