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Bahrain to require SIM card verification in person

Monday 20 November 2017 | 13:07 CET | News
Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has implemented a new SIM card verification regulation that requires operators to introduce a secure way to verify identities of SIM card holders. As a result, all customers must complete the registration at the concerned service provider's office. Those with postpaid lines will have until 02 June 2018 for completing the formalities. If they miss the deadline, their lines will be suspended and they will have until 02 September to lift the suspension. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: TRA
Countries: Bahrain
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