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Pakistan registers 44 million IMEIs

Wednesday 21 August 2019 | 06:42 CET | News

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has announced it has completed the registration of 44 million IMEIs of mobile devices since 15 January. PTA also reports it has deposited PKR 5 billion to the national exchequer on that account, local newspaper Business Recorders reports. The mobile device registration initiative aims to fight mobile theft as well as smuggling of used mobile phones on the local market. Pakistan has also launched a device identification, registration and blocking system (DIRBS).

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority / Sim Mobile
Countries: Pakistan
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