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Android Q may let carriers lock out your SIM to work with only their network
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Android Q may let carriers lock out your SIM to work with only their network

Android Q might have a setting to force dark mode even in apps that don’t have a built-in dark mode option.

Mumbai merchant loses Rs 1.86 crore in yet another SIM card swap fraud incident
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Mumbai merchant loses Rs 1.86 crore in yet another SIM card swap fraud incident

Police suspect the accused got access to the man’s unique SIM number and initiated a SIM card swap.

We are not ready for 1 Dec roll-out, give us more time for OTP-based SIM re-verification process: Telcos tell DoT
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We are not ready for 1 Dec roll-out, give us more time for OTP-based SIM re-verification process: Telcos tell DoT

Bharti Airtel, Idea and Vodafone say Customer Acquisition Form will need suitable modification under new SIM reverification mechanism

Tampering with mobile IMEI number to attract up to 3-year jail term, says govt
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Tampering with mobile IMEI number to attract up to 3-year jail term, says govt

When a mobile phone is lost, people are required to mention the IMEI number of the handset for tracking.

Department of Telecom makes IMEI tampering a punishable offence that can attract a 3 year jail term
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Department of Telecom makes IMEI tampering a punishable offence that can attract a 3 year jail term

The move will help curb issues pertaining to fake IMEI numbers and also ease tracking of lost mobile phones.

Mechanism to block all services on stolen/lost mobiles soon
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Mechanism to block all services on stolen/lost mobiles soon

State-run BSNL has been entrusted with the job of running a six-month pilot project in Maharashtra from its Pune centre to develop implementation methodology and software for the new system called Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR)

Trai to bring tighter norms for global SIM card companies along with refunds if services fail
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Trai to bring tighter norms for global SIM card companies along with refunds if services fail

If the recommendations being worked on by TRAI are accepted by the Telecom Department, erring companies will have to cough up refunds.

TRAI asks global SIM card cos to explain poor service quality
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TRAI asks global SIM card cos to explain poor service quality

an SMS-based survey initiated by the regulator revealed that nearly half the consumers who used the services felt that it worked partially or did not work at all

Airtel announces 4G data offer for Samsung Galaxy J series buyers
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Airtel announces 4G data offer for Samsung Galaxy J series buyers

Airtel announced new 4G data offer for the consumers who are purchasing a new Samsung Galaxy J. Under the new offer, the users can enjoy 10GB 4G data by paying for the price of 1GB 4G data.

TRAI moots Aadhaar-linked digital scrutiny for new mobile connections
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TRAI moots Aadhaar-linked digital scrutiny for new mobile connections

Sector regulator Trai has put forth recommendations to the Department of Telecom (DoT) to allow electronic KYC of Aadhaar as one of the valid documents for getting a new mobile connection.

Freedom 251 phone maker looking to launch Bells SIM card: Report
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Freedom 251 phone maker looking to launch Bells SIM card: Report

After a much talked about launch of the world's cheapest smartphone at Rs 251 (less than $4) that led to its website crashing down, phone maker Ringing Bells continues to forge plans for the near future.

BlackBerry plans to launch 9-in-1 virtual SIM solution in India
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BlackBerry plans to launch 9-in-1 virtual SIM solution in India

Handset maker BlackBerry today said it is in discussions with regulatory authorities and telecom operators in the country to launch its virtual SIM solution by year-end. Using the solution, consumers will be able to use as many as nine mobile numbers through a single SIM card.

Israeli start-up seeks to end roaming charges
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Israeli start-up seeks to end roaming charges

An Israeli startup is trying to combat a common fear for international travelers: roaming charges...

Will chip-based credit cards really work?
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Will chip-based credit cards really work?

What makes this card more secure is that your card and personal data will be stored in an encrypted format on the chip which looks like a SIM card in front of the card and not on the magnetic strip on the reverse of the card.

How your sim card may be putting your phone at risk of hacking
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How your sim card may be putting your phone at risk of hacking

Karsten Nohl, an expert cryptographer with Security Research Labs, has found a way to trick mobile phones into granting access to the device's location, SMS functions and allow changes to a person's voicemail number.

How your sim card may be putting your phone at risk of hacking
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How your sim card may be putting your phone at risk of hacking

Karsten Nohl, an expert cryptographer with Security Research Labs, has found a way to trick mobile phones into granting access to the device's location, SMS functions and allow changes to a person's voicemail number.

Bemilo SIM helps parents monitor their child's mobile usage
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Bemilo SIM helps parents monitor their child's mobile usage

Only a parent would know of the nightmares that come along with them buying a mobile phone for their kid, ...

Intex 3G wireless data card launched for Rs.2,820
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Intex 3G wireless data card launched for Rs.2,820

Intex has put on shore shelves its first 3G wireless data card. The card has been designed to provide multiple ...

TRAI Sets a 20-day Deadline for Inactive SIMs
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TRAI Sets a 20-day Deadline for Inactive SIMs

Telecom Regulations Authority of India (TRAI) has slipped in a new rule about unused prepaid SIM cards with lifetime validity which states that the number will be disconnected after 20 days of inactivity.