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Kenya MPs tell regulator to halt thin SIM launch

Thursday 25 September 2014 | 09:32 CET | News
Kenya's Parliament has directed the industry regulator to halt the roll-out of the thin SIM card technology by Equity Bank pending further investigations. The Parliament committee on Energy and Communication has formed an 11-member committee to supervise investigations into the technology following fears expressed by Safaricom that the roll-out could expose customers' private data to illegal access. Committee Chairman Jamleck Kamau led members of the committee in asking the Communications Authority (CA) to halt the roll-out by Equity Bank, which intended to use the technology for offering

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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