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Safaricom suspends another 400,000 unregistered SIM cards

Friday 11 January 2013 | 11:50 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom has suspended another 400,000 unregistered lines in the second phase of the deactivation exercise. This brings to 1.2 million the total number of lines disconnected by the operator to comply with a government directive requiring the mandatory registration of all SIM cards operating in the country. In the last nine days, Safaricom has registered more than 500,000 lines, making 87 percent of its subscriber base compliant. CEO Bob Collymore said the operator is conducting the deactivation exercise in phases to allow for the manual entry of subscriber data and also to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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