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Verification is must to activate SIM (Pakistan)

Posted on: October 22, 2008

New mobile subscribers in Pakistan will get inactivated SIMs from Jan’09, which would only be activated after the thorough verification of the consumer’s data from National Database Registration Authority (NADRA).
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has taken this step to avoid illegal use of mobile phone SIMs.
Consequently, the sale of pre-activated SIMs will be stopped from December 2008.
According to the policy, 10 mobile phone SIMs could be issued against one Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC). Under the policy, 2.6 million SIMs have already been blocked and the remaining will either be regularised or blocked by 21 October, 2008.
The number of unverified connections sold up till 31st August’08 will also be blocked by 21 October, 2008.
Further, PTA Chairman, Dr. Muhammad Yaseen, proclaimed that PTA would conduct a survey to check violation of the PTA SoP after two weeks. If any violation were observed, the authority will issue show cause notices and impose fines against the mobile phone companies responsible for the violation.
Media awareness campaign will be run by PTA and mobile operators to educate the subscribers to get the SIMs registered against their names.

Source: Wireless Federation

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