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TCRA blocks 1.7 mln unregistered SIMs

Thursday 7 July 2016 | 09:05 CET | News
Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) says it has switched off 1.71 million SIMs since the 16 June registration deadline, The Citizen reported. TCRA acting director general James Kilaba said that 117,389 of the IMEIs were duplicate. Preliminary estimates indicated that at least 600,000 handsets were fake, but TCRA officials said it was difficult to determine how many were switched off, because one mobile phone could have up to four IMEIs.

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Companies: TCRA
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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