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Safaricom switches off 800,000 unregistered Sim cards

Friday 4 January 2013 | 11:04 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom has switched off 800,000 unregistered SIM cards in a phased exercise that seeks to comply with the newly published government regulations on mandatory SIM card registration. The first phase of the switch-off was conducted on the evening of 3 January after the system had been updated with registrations that came in up to 31 December 2012. CEO Bob Collymore said the company had been doing its best to update the electronic records after the last-minute rush that saw a huge number of customers register their SIMs between 31 December 2012 and 3 January. Safaricom, being

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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