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UCC threatens to punish operators over SIM registrations

Tuesday 21 January 2014 | 11:09 CET | News
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has threatened to punish telecommunication companies that are yet to deactivate all their unregistered SIM cards. UCC executive director Godfrey Mutabaazi said it will not allow any telecommunication company to break the laws, which they must enforce in the interest of the country's security.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: UCC
Countries: Uganda
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