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SIM sales return to normal in Uganda as telecom operators receive biometric card readers

Sales of new SIM cards have resumed in Uganda after the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) lifted a ban put into…

 

Biometrics check mandatory for SIM card purchases in Thailand

Thailand is making facial or fingerprint scans mandatory for those obtaining new SIM cards, effective December 15. According to a…

 

India may deactivate SIM cards not linked to Aadhaar

The Indian government has made it mandatory for citizens to connect their SIM card with Aadhar card before February 2018…

 

Thailand mobile operators ordered to enroll customer’s fingerprint ID

Three of Thailand’s largest mobile operators have been ordered to establish at least 600 service centers for new prepaid and…

 

Thailand government introduces fingerprint ID for SIM card registration

Thailand regulating organization National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has made it mandatory for mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to…

 

Saudi telco blames Q4 loss on biometric identification initiative

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), Saudi Arabia’s second largest telecommunications operator, blamed a fourth-quarter loss on the cost of implementing a government…

 

Thailand calls for mandatory online fingerprint ID system for mobile SIM card registration

Mobile operators om Thailand will introduce an online fingerprint ID system for new prepaid and postpaid mobile SIM card registration,…

 

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…

 

Saudi mobile phone subscribers drop by 3 million due to fingerprint registration

A report by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) revealed that the number of mobile phone subscribers in Saudi…

 

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…

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