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Kenya court blocks thin SIM technology roll-out

Friday 19 December 2014 | 08:44 CET | News
The Kenyan High Court has suspended the decision of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) to allow Finserve Africa, a subsidiary of Equity Bank, to roll out the 'thin Sim' technology, following an urgent application by Kituo Cha Sheria. Judge George Odunga temporarily blocked the process after the legal advice centre claimed that primary SIMs of millions of mobile customers risk being compromised in an irreparable manner, Business Daily reported. Kituo Cha Sheria has accused the CA of authorising the technology without a full audit of the security of data risks to the subscribers'

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