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SIM registration

Gov’t, telcos bring SIM registration to remote areas

At the same time, the Department of Justice will provide support in the issuance of NBI clearances.

DICT regional sites tapped as assistance centers as SIM registration hits 22.8M

The Department of Information and Technology (DICT) announced on Friday, Jan. 20, that its Tech4Ed Centers located in its regional offices are ready to support the public with free assistance for SIM registration.

NPC finds ‘privacy gaps’ in SIM registration during on-site visit of telcos

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it found “some gaps” in the handling by local telcos of personal data privacy of subscribers while implementing the SIM Registration Act.

SIM registration now over 10% completion, says DICT

The DICT also held a presscon this week to formally launch the SIM Registration 24/7 interagency response center at the DICT Cybersecurity Bureau Building in Quezon City where subscribers who have concerns regarding SIM registration can dial the response center via its hotline 1326.

Subscribers warned against online offers for SIM registration assistance

Ayala-owned mobile carrier Globe said there are reports of individuals taking advantage of the SIM registration requirement.

Nancy asks DICT, telcos to set up kiosks for SIM registration

Meanwhile, Ayala-owned Globe its SIM registration portal was able to register nearly four million SIM in three days after a 72-hour observation period.

Solon hits chaotic SIM registration, suggests batch processing

One of the authors of the SIM registration law said local telcos should consider adopting an incremental strategy on registering the tens of millions of SIMs instead of opening the doors wide open all at once.

Gov’t, telcos all set for start of SIM registration on Dec. 27

Under the law, those who are required to register are all SIM subscribers, whether postpaid or prepaid, including embedded SIMs or eSIMs and other variations that are provisioned by any telco to provide text messages, calls, and/or data services.

SIM registration law to take effect before yearend, says Poe

Sen. Grace Poe said the DICT is expected to promulgate on Dec. 12 the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the law.

Suspect nabbed for illegal sale of GCash-registered SIM cards

Mark Deo Antang, a resident of Camarin, Caloocan City, was busted for selling 556 pieces of Globe and TM SIM cards with verified GCash accounts.
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