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Equity Bank wins court battle to deploy thin SIM technology

Monday 1 June 2015 | 09:25 CET | News
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Equity Bank plans to roll out its thin SIM technology in Kenya after the High Court dismissed a suit on 29 May. In 2014, the Communications Authority (CA) allowed Equity Bank to implement the new technology on a one-year trial basis, through its Finserve Africa subsidiary. Businessman Bernard Murage had filed a suit, arguing that Equity Bank had not given proper assurance to its clients over the safety of their personal data. Judge Isaac Lenaola ruled that since the CA and Central Bank of Kenya had approved the technology, the court has no reason to interfere.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Finserve Africa / Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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