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Tanzanian fake phone users voice concern over disposal

Tuesday 5 July 2016 | 09:45 CET | News
People whose handsets have been switched off by the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) on 16 June on the ground that they were fakes, have asked the government to intervene over their disposal. Many who turned up to buy original handsets from telecom companies hesitated to dispose of their fake products, in fear that they might be refurbished to benefit the telecom companies. Sunday News said the concern arose after some operators, including Tigo Tanzania, started offering free, genuine internet-enabled phones if customers presented their fake phones at their shops.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: TCRA / Tigo Tanzania
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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