Mozambican regulator renews call for prepaid SIM card registration

Monday 2 September 2019 | 15:07 CET | News
Mozambique has called for immediate registration of prepaid SIM cards concerns about privacy and the potential interference in election monitoring, Globalvoices reported. In June, the Mozambican Communications Authority (ARECOM) gave a ten-day ultimatum for telecoms operators to register all users of prepaid SIM cards. In three letters that ARECOM sent to Vodacom, Movitel and TmCel, it accused them of violating the laws on registration and activation of SIMs. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Movitel / Vodacom
Countries: Mozambique
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