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PTA and SIMs

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THIS is apropos the PTA announcement (Dec 31) about the new SIM selling process. It has been mentioned that people should carry the original CNIC when getting a new connection for verification purpose. However, the implementation of biometric system at service centres and franchises of different mobile network operators enables people not to carry the […]

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Deadline for biometric system for mobile phone Sims revised

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LAHORE: The federal government has revised the deadlines for the implementation of biometric verification system for cell phones in Pakistan, The News has learnt. According to the revised plan, the government has asked cellular service providers to procure and roll out the biometric devices in all companies-owned customer services centres and franchises by November 30, […]

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Cellular companies to install biometric devices by Aug 2014

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ISLAMABAD: The cellular mobile operators will install biometric devices all across the country by August 15 to check issuance of SIMs to persons using fake identity. According to official sources, the timeline for deployment of biometric devices was decided at the meeting of Joint Working Group constituted by Ministry of Interior. The Group comprised representatives […]

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Biometric system for Sims planned

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ISLAMABAD: Realising that the rampant use of Sims (subscriber identity modules) is a threat to national security, the government has decided to make issuance of new mobile phone connections subject to biometric verification of the applicants. The decision was taken at a meeting presided over by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday. It […]

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