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Extend SIM Card registration to end of year—Gov’t urged

Accra, July 26, GNA — Consumer protection firm, CUTS International, has asked the Government to extend the deadline date for the SIM card ...

Extend SIM Card registration to end of year—Gov Extend SIM Card registration to end of year—Gov

Accra, July 26, GNA — Consumer protection firm, CUTS International, has asked the Government to.

July 26, GNA — Consumer protection firm, CUTS International, has asked the Government to extend.



That, it said, would allow the majority of Ghanaians acquire the necessary logistics.

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That, it said, would allow the majority of Ghanaians acquire the necessary logistics such.



Speaking at a news conference in Accra, Mr Appiah Kusi Adomako, the West.

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Speaking at a news conference in Accra, Mr Appiah Kusi Adomako, the West African.

/> Speaking at a news conference in Accra, Mr Appiah Kusi Adomako, the West African Regional.

at a news conference in Accra, Mr Appiah Kusi Adomako, the West African Regional Director.



He said even some people who registered during the mass registration exercise.



He said even some people who registered during the mass registration exercise in.



Mr Adomako noted that while the organisation understood the rationale for the.



Mr Adomako noted that while the organisation understood the rationale for the mandatory.

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Mr Adomako noted that while the organisation understood the rationale for the mandatory SIM.

/> Mr Adomako noted that while the organisation understood the rationale for the mandatory SIM card.

Adomako noted that while the organisation understood the rationale for the mandatory SIM card registration.



“Again, we are also not unmindful that not everyone would get registered should.

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“Again, we are also not unmindful that not everyone would get registered should it.

/> “Again, we are also not unmindful that not everyone would get registered should it be.



Data from the National Identification Authority (NIA) indicates that, as at July 21,.

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Data from the National Identification Authority (NIA) indicates that, as at July 21, 2022,.

/> Data from the National Identification Authority (NIA) indicates that, as at July 21, 2022, about.



The SIM registration exercise, which commenced on October 1, 2021, was initially expected.

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The SIM registration exercise, which commenced on October 1, 2021, was initially expected to.

/> The SIM registration exercise, which commenced on October 1, 2021, was initially expected to end.



Mr Adomako also warned that the telecommunication companies risked losing huge volume of.

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Mr Adomako also warned that the telecommunication companies risked losing huge volume of revenue.

/> Mr Adomako also warned that the telecommunication companies risked losing huge volume of revenue from.

Adomako also warned that the telecommunication companies risked losing huge volume of revenue from their.



Also, he said, the Government risked losing huge amount of revenue from.



Also, he said, the Government risked losing huge amount of revenue from the.



“As a way to compel those who have not registered their sim cards.

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“As a way to compel those who have not registered their sim cards to.

/> “As a way to compel those who have not registered their sim cards to register,.

This could include limiting the amount of mobile money that an unregistered sim can send.

could include limiting the amount of mobile money that an unregistered sim can send and.

include limiting the amount of mobile money that an unregistered sim can send and or.



Mr Shadrack Nii Yarboi Yartey, Communication and Advocacy Lead for CUTS, said the.

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Mr Shadrack Nii Yarboi Yartey, Communication and Advocacy Lead for CUTS, said the use.

/> Mr Shadrack Nii Yarboi Yartey, Communication and Advocacy Lead for CUTS, said the use of.

Shadrack Nii Yarboi Yartey, Communication and Advocacy Lead for CUTS, said the use of mobile.



“Its usefulness is enormous and has become a great source of livelihood for.

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“Its usefulness is enormous and has become a great source of livelihood for most.

Disabling the sim cards of Ghanaians who haven’t registered their sim card is like depriving.

the sim cards of Ghanaians who haven’t registered their sim card is like depriving them.



He also urged the Telcos to improve both data and call network connectivity,.

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He also urged the Telcos to improve both data and call network connectivity, and.



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