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Kenya switches off 1.28 mln unregistered SIM cards

Friday 4 January 2013 | 22:43 CET | News
According to the Communications Commission of Kenya, the four mobile phone operators had switched off 1.28 million unregistered lines by 04 January, five days after the SIM card registration deadline of 31 December 2012. Safaricom leads the pack with 800,000 unregistered SIM cards already off air. Yu and Orange have suspended 290,000 and 120,010 unregistered lines from service respectively. Airtel has switched off 70,830 unregistered SIM cards. CCK Director General Francis Wangusi said delays in disconnecting more than six million unregistered SIM cards were caused by problems with

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Kenya / CCK / Orange Kenya / Safaricom / Yu
Countries: Kenya
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