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SIM fraudsters nettle South Asia; biometrics pushed as answer

India continues to inch closer to requiring fingerprint scans when companies issue SIM cards. Officials are looking at crime and…

 

Uganda suspends over 1.4M SIM cards not linked to users’ biometrics

An ongoing process which started on November 12 to deactivate SIM cards not biometrically registered in Uganda has seen over…

 

Italian telco introduces eSIM activation with digital ID

Italian telecommunications firm TIM has made it possible for users of embedded SIMs (eSIMs) on its network to complete the…

 

Facial recognition tool nets over 6M SIM card fraudsters in India in 6 months

Facial recognition tool ASTR, developed by the Center for the Development of Telematics (C-DoT) of India’s Department of Telecommunications, has…

 

Italy okays digital ID for SIM activation, Namibia and Mauritania race to meet deadlines

The telecommunications regulatory body in Italy (AGCOM) says it is now possible for network providers to activate SIM cards using…

 

SIM registration system in Philippines accepts digital IDs with animal faces

In the Philippines, the NBI ran an “experiment” and found that SIM cards can be registered even with the photo…

 

India imposes new ID verification requirement for sellers of SIM cards

India government officials announced Thursday that new dealers of SIM cards are now subject to biometric ID verification. This is…

 

Filipino MP urges crackdown on unregistered SIMs as first actionable case discovered

A Filipino lawmaker who sponsored the SIM Registration Act, Sen. Grace Poe, has called on officials to begin a clampdown…

 

Grace period but no extension for linking SIMs to digital ID in Philippines

SIMs not yet registration in the Philippines are expected to be deactivated, with Tuesday’s deadline to link mobile accounts to…

 

Report finds data protection loopholes in Tanzania’s biometric SIM registration drive

Tanzania’s efforts in crime prevention, social protection and financial inclusion through digital identity are commendable but the government has to…

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