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BIPT issues guidelines on prepaid registration

Thursday 8 December 2016 | 11:25 CET | News
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The Belgian regulator BIPT has published guidelines for mobile providers on the new requirements to register prepaid customers, following the publication of the related royal decree on 07 December in the official gazette. Operators must record the national ID number or passport number of all prepaid customers before activating a SIM. Existing customers must also register their details within six months, or face deactivation of their SIM. The BIPT clarified that the information may not be used for commercial purposes, nor are operators required to keep a copy of the customer's ID. If they do

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