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Last call for unregistered SIM cards.

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:36 pm

A final call for unregistered SIMs
Thu, 6 October 2016
Cheng Sokhorng

The national telecom regulator has set November 1 as the final deadline for mobile phone operators to register all of their clients’ mobile SIM cards or face cancellation – marking the latest ultimatum in a government crackdown that began over a year ago.

Im Vutha, spokesman for the Telecom Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), said yesterday that the date was set after the government called on all mobile operators to meet and present their data for SIM card registration. The data showed that despite a year-long campaign to register all SIM cards, about 1.5 million of the Kingdom’s 19.3 million SIM card subscriptions still lack proper registration...

“Most customers prefer to buy unregistered SIM cards because they feel it is easier,” [she said,] adding that unregistered SIM cards can still be found in the majority of markets in Phnom Penh and cost as little as $0.50...

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Postby frank lee bent » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:09 pm

i doubt the abilty to enforce this


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Postby timmydownawell » Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:26 pm

frank lee bent wrote:i doubt the abilty to enforce this

I dunno, if they start cutting people off it should soon work.


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Postby kiwiincambodia » Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:34 pm

frank lee bent wrote:i doubt the abilty to enforce this


They are taking this very seriously this time but they have given deadlines before and never met them.

However they are shaking up he while sector so this time could be true.

All the opcos are preparing for this in case they do follow through.


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Postby Username Taken » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:22 pm

You can't seriously believe they would shut down any of the big three*, surely?


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Postby kiwiincambodia » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:46 pm

They won't shut them, but they will fine them into submission.


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Postby Duncan » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:22 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:They won't shut them, but they will fine them into submission.



And who is going to collect those ''fines'',, Cintri ? What a load of rubbish.


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Last call for unregistered SIM cards.

Postby kiwiincambodia » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:24 pm

Duncan wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:They won't shut them, but they will fine them into submission.



And who is going to collect those ''fines'',, Cintri ? What a load of rubbish.


MPTC. It's all in the telecom lay that was passed late last year.


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Postby Username Taken » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:57 pm

Are you seriously suggesting that laws are going to start being followed?


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Re: Last call for unregistered SIM cards.

Postby frank lee bent » Sat Oct 08, 2016 9:13 am

well if you move into a new place and plug your tv into the cable it is likely you will have free ppctv.
they cannot keep track of accounts and i bet the telecoms cannot either



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