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Indian Telecos

Fingerprints Mandatory for SIM Cards Soon

Home Ministry of India had asked Department of Telecom to make changes to its rules for obtaining a new connection. Finger prints or some other biometric data may be made mandatory for getting a new SIM in the near future. Increase in illegal occupying of SIM cards and misuse of them by militants made the ministry take such a decision. The new facility may be linked to Aadhaar and NATGRID. […]