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Kenyan telco requires face biometrics for SIM card re-registration

Safaricom, one of the leading mobile telephone network providers in Kenya, is reportedly asking users to visit the nearest Safaricom…

 

Track record of biometric Ghana SIM re-registration provider comes under scrutiny

At a time when many Ghanaians have been expressing frustration with the biometric capture process for a government-ordered SIM card…

 

Shufti Pro biometric KYC checks now available for NetLync, Sopra Banking customers

eSIM technology provider NetLync has selected Shufti Pro to provide biometric identity verification for digital know your customer (KYC) checks as…

 

Nigeria and Pakistan fining telcos for default on biometric SIM identification

Pakistan has slammed fines on some telecommunication companies operating in the country for failing to ensure phone users identity their…

 

Vodacom Tanzania introduces voice biometrics for access to services

Vodacom Tanzania, a subsidiary of South Africa’s Vodacom Group, has announced the unveiling of a biometric identity verification feature which…

 

BIO-key signs $1.2M biometric security deal extension with telco customer

BIO-key International says a three-year contract extension worth $1.2 million with an existing telecommunications industry customer to continue providing the…

 

Free GSMA service widens voice biometrics availability for customer authentication

Telecom industry organization GSMA is developing a multimodal solution to address the challenge of biometric authentication in low tech environments…

 

New White House, same beef with China telecom and biometrics powerhouses

The Biden administration has reinforced a position held by its predecessor that products made by five Chinese telecom, surveillance and…

 

Aadhaar authentication service crashes as SMS regulation wipes out OTPs

A breakdown in Aadhaar authentication through one-time passwords (OTPs) has followed the implementation of the second phase of SMS regulations…

 

Nigeria wants national ID numbers of mobile phone users added to their SIM cards

Nigeria has launched an operation to ensure that the biometrics-backed national identification numbers (NINs) of mobile phone users are integrated…

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