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Chile provides access to database of stolen mobile phones

Friday 5 February 2016 | 13:46 CET | News
Chile's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel), mobile operators and the GSMA have signed an agreement to provide users with a platform to check if a phone has been reported stolen in more than 200 countries and 800 mobile operators worldwide. The database will be installed on the website of Sutel, where users can type the IMEI to see if the device was reported stolen. This initiative seeks to discourage the theft of mobile phones and prevent people from buying equipment of dubious origin, which could be a scam.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: GSMA-India
Countries: Chile
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