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US mobile operators comply with anti-theft measures

Wednesday 27 July 2016 | 12:30 CET | News
US mobile industry group CTIA announced that 16 mobile providers have fulfilled the Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment to make anti-theft tools available for free on all new smartphones manufactured after July 2016 for sale in the US. Customers can choose to disable or enable the anti-theft solution at any time. The service follows a call from the FCC last year for the operators to do more to help prevent mobile device and data theft. The CTIA said the industry's education efforts are paying off, as a recent survey found 69 percent of mobile consumers are using PINs and passwords on

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CTIA / FCC / Google / HTC / Huawei China / Microsoft / Motorola Mobility / Samsung / Sprint / T-Mobile / US Cellular / Verizon / ZTE Belgium
Countries: United States
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