Today, April 17, all unregistered SIM cards would be removed from the database of telecommunication operators
This comes at the back of a directive issued by the National Communication Authority (NCA).
The NCA directed the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications to make sure that, by the deadline of March 31, 2023, any SIM cards that have not been re-registered with Ghana cards are withdrawn.
As a result, all SIM cards registered after the individual cap of 10 should also be deactivated and deleted from all databases.
The Telecom Operators must also report to the NCA how many SIM cards have been disconnected.
Dr. Kenneth Ashigbey, the Chamber’s chief executive, has highlighted that his organization will work with NCA on this project. He revealed this while speaking to Citi News.
“The regulator has provided timelines; from the regulator’s perspective, these things have been occurring before. The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications stated, “We would work with the regulator.