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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,…

 

UAE requires biometrics for SIM card re-registration

IN order to complete the re-registration process of their SIM cards, mobile phone users in the United Arab Emirates need…

 

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…

 

Biometrics registration for SIM cards begins in Saudi Arabia

In an effort to restrict mobile phone users from taking part in activities that threaten national security, the Saudi Ministry…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Afghan Wireless to distribute government salaries via biometric mobile payment system

Afghan mobile carrier Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) announced that the government is deploying its biometric mobile payment system to…

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