There's flourishing business in opening of telephones in the country
The matter of cell phone opening likely could be unavailable soon, Communications and Digitalisation Minister-assign Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has uncovered.
Uncovering to individuals from the Appointees Committee of Parliament, the previous Communications Minister insinuated that the nation will before long be endorsed on to the Global Central Identity Register to shorten the frequency of the utilization of taken telephones.
"I know there's a flourishing business in opening of telephones here. I have terrible news for those in that industry. Ghana will be endorsed on to the Global Central Identity Register thus if a telephone is taken outside and sold here, it can't be utilized here too. On the off chance that it is obstructed there, it will be impeded here also," she clarified.
She added that SIM cards which are not enrolled over a period will be obstructed.
There will be a cut off date where unregistered sims will be impeded," she assisted.
There is presently a popularity for bolted telephones imported from different nations since they are generally less expensive available.
Such telephones are then opened by telephone experts in Ghana and in some cases exchanged.
Madam Ursula had before told the Vetting Committee that when given the green light to serve in the limit of the Communications and Digitalisation serve, it will be one of her first blueprints as an approach to handle the frequency of cybercrime just as telephone burglary the nation is wrestling with.
No place on the planet can you simply get a SIM card without enrollment? Also, taking a gander at the utilizations to which we are putting our cell phones, it isn't only a cell phone for talking now, it is your bank, it is your office, it is your diversion gadget and it is putting away private data of yours.
"Not just will the SIM will be enrolled yet the gadget on which the SIM is utilized also. Also, we trust that by that we will chop down the robbery and resale of gadgets. That is one of the commonest negligible violations happening in our nation right now.
"in the event that the gadget is additionally enlisted, whenever it is accounted for taken it tends to be obstructed and it can't be opened," Madam Ursula Owusu Ekuful told the Committee.
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