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  • Mobile phone use to get costlier

    Cost for mobile phone use will increase in the next fiscal as Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposed to hike the duty on SIM card-related services to 5 percent.

  • Brief incoming for blocked SIMs

    Subscribers using biometrically unregistered SIM cards will have their outgoing calls blocked after today, while incoming calls are likely to stay active for “a few hours”, according to a top official of a telecom operator.

  • State Minister for Information Tarana Halim

    Over 3cr SIMS not re-registered: Tarana

    Tarana Halim, state minister for post and telecommunication, says 3.30 crore SIMs (subscriber identity module) are yet to be re-registered although the deadline expires Tuesday.

  • Unregistered SIMs will be disconnected May 1

    The disconnection, which will be temporary, will accompany a warning that will give subscribers another chance to re-register within a specific period of time. But after that, defaulters will lose their number.

  • HC verdict on biometric SIM registration Tuesday

    High Court will deliver Tuesday its verdict on a writ against biometric re-registration and registration for mobile phone’s subscriber identity module (SIM) cards.

  • Tk 300cr fine proposed for operators

    The cabinet yesterday assured mobile phone users that their privacy and safety would not be endangered after the biometric registration of their SIM cards.

  • HC questions legality of biometric SIM registration

    The High Court has questioned the legality of biometric registration for purchase of mobile operators’ Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards.

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    Legal notice seeks halt to biometric SIM registration

    A Supreme Court lawyer serves a legal notice seeking a halt to biometric registration for subscriber identity module (SIM) cards of mobile operators claiming it violates privacy and has a potential malafide intention.

  • Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury,

    Biometric registration to stop crimes: Speaker

    Speaker of the Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury says biometric registration of mobile subscriber identity modules (SIMs) will stop criminal activities using cell phones.

  • Maximum 20 SIMs against one NID: Tarana

    The government decides to allow a person to register maximum 20 cellular phone SIM cards against his/her national identity card, says State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim.

  • Unregistered SIMs will be blocked after Nov 15

    Mobile phone users, who would fail to re-register their numbers by November 15, will have their numbers blocked, the telecom division says.

  • Trial run of biometric SIM registration begins

    The trial run of biometric registration system for mobile phone SIM cards has been inaugurated today.

  • SIM re-registration starts Sep 13

    Verification and re-registration process will continue for three months. Devoid of re-registration, a SIM will be blocked.

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