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Sim card registration deadline extended

By Vision Reporter

Added 19th April 2017 04:11 PM

On the 12th of April UCC directed all telecommunication service providers to verify all sim card subcriber details within 7 days

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The Government has directed the Uganda communications commission to extended the exercise on sim card verification for one month to allow those who have not done so to re-register their sim cards.

On the 12th of April UCC directed all telecommunication service providers to verify all sim card subcriber details within 7 days and the deadline was set for tomorrow.

UCC had also directed that all subscribers of telecommunication   services update their sim card registration details using their national identification card number and all sim cards whose details were not updated and verified by Thursday 20th April which is tomorrow would be deactivated.

However the Prime minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda in a letter to the UCC boss Godfrey Mutabaazi said that they have reviewed the said timelines and taken a decision that the exercise of sim card verification be extended to  19th May 2017.



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