Belgium registers 2.5 mln active prepaid Sim cards

Thursday 1 June 2017 | 18:14 CET | News
Belgium currently has 2.5 million registered prepaid cards from a total of 3.1 million active Sim cards. Belgians still have until 7 June to register their prepaid card. After that, unregistered cards will be blocked. About 2 million prepaid card users have registered since December 20l6. The registration of prepaid sim cards became compulsory in order to fight terrorist attacks.

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