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Russian law on SIM registration and remote handset blocking enters force

Tuesday 1 June 2021 | 14:40 CET | News
A new federal law enabling to register SIMs remotely and to block lost handsets using IMEI-codes has entered into force in Russia, reports Prime. The law was signed by the Russian president in the end of December of 2020.

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Companies: Rostelecom
Countries: Russian Federation
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