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Pakistan’s biometric verification of SIMs leads to 16% decline in teledensity

Following the Pakistan government’s Biometric Verification System (BVS) drive, cellular companies have seen a loss of 25.375 million subscribers, while…

 

Integrated Biometrics provides mobile fingerprint scanner to Pakistan education department

Integrated Biometrics, LLC announced that the Pakistan Education Department has deployed its Columbo fingerprint scanner to verify the identity of…

 

Pakistan police to digitalize criminal records for centralized biometric database

Pakistan’s Inspector General of Police (ICP) ordered the completion of the digitalization of criminal records at all police stations to…

 

Pakistan government verifies 53 million SIMs via biometric system

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman Syed Ismail Shah recently confirmed that more than 53 million mobile phone SIMs have been verified…

 

Pakistan begins investigation of 103 million unverified SIMs

A joint group formed by the Pakistan Ministry of Interior began investigating over 100 million subscriber identification modules that were…

 

Pakistan police plan to install biometric system to guard arsenal

Police in Balochistan, Pakistan are planning on installing a biometrics system at its arsenal depot to more effectively monitor the…

 

Most popular biometrics news updates for the week ending November 30

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics news in review:…

 

ICCI urges Saudi government to stop biometrics collection for Umrah visa applicants

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry acting president Shakeel Munir has requested the help of the government of Pakistani to…

 

Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region to use biometric voter identification in upcoming elections

Gilgit–Baltistan, the northernmost administrative territory of Pakistan, has decided to implement a biometrics system to cut down on voter fraud…

 

Biometric verification system for SIM card issuance hurting sales for Pakistani telecoms

Since Pakistan’s government forced SIM card activations to be biometrically verified through the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) database,…

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