“Do not wait! !”, the National Communications Authority (NCA) has warned persons yet to undertake the SIM card registration exercise ahead of the deadline in July this year. The NCA has advised subscribers to register their SIM cards to stay connected. On July 31, 2022, the NCA noted that all SIMs including Data ones which haven’t been registered will be disconnected.
The SIM and Ghana card linkage has been the headache of most Ghanaians recently, considering the stress they go through in re-registration and linking their SIM cards to their Ghana Cards. Captain smart has been opposing the idea of linking Ghana cards to SIM cards since day one.
Please follow me to get access to all my newly published articles. The recent circulating news that has undoubtedly sparked massive stir, debates and arguments across all social media platforms aside raiding lots of concerns was when the NCA finally extended the deadline for the most anticipated SIM card registration.
This article is not made for promotion or advertisement for business or a products but rather to enlighten you on things you need to know about the re-registration exercise that is going on now. Re-registration of SIM cards started on 1st of October, 2021 which was supposed to end on 31st of March, 2022, but National Communication Authority (NCA) extended the end time to July 31st, 2022, all because many Ghanaians were not having their Ghana cards on them to do the re-registration.
SIM card re-registration has become the problem of most of Ghanaians, people are panicking and are afraid of their SIM cards being blocked if they are not able to register with their Ghana cards. People has been urged not to panic, if they have not registered their SIM cards.
The minister of communication and digitalization, Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has generated a lot of conversation with her latest news about sim card registration in Ghana. A few months ago, the expected time for sim card re-registration to end was the 31st of March, 2022. This was due to several factors including the fact that over 7.5 million Ghanaians are yet to obtain their Ghana cards to enable them to register their sim cards.
Acherensua (A/R), June 02, GNA – Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communication and Digitalisation says the Ministry would not extend the set deadline for the nationwide SIM card registration exercise. The SIM registration exercise began on 1st October, 2021 and is expected to end on March 31, 2022.
Ghana’s Ministry of Communications and Digitization (MoCD), has announced an extension of the deadline for the ongoing SIM cards re-registration exercise. According to the MoCD, many Ghanaians are yet to acquire their Ghana Card, which is the sole identification card for the purpose of the registration; and also, it is difficult for people to complete the SIM card re-registration process before the March 31 deadline.
The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation has therefore prolonged the deadline for the registration of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards to 31st July 2022. The SIM registration exercise began on 1st October 2021 and was expected to end on 31st March 2022. But as of 17th Mach, only 14,091,542 SIM Cards have been linked to the Ghana Card, 10,348,552 Bio-Captures conducted and 99,445 New SIMs registered.
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Honorable Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister in charge of Communications and Digitization in Ghana has recently blamed the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC for the long queues at the various SIM card registration centres. In a recent submission on Asaase Radio, she made it clear that, during the early stages of the Ghana Card registration exercise, the National Democratic Congress, NDC advised its members not to register and this seems to be one reason why there have been long queues at the SIM card registration centres.
Four people have been arrested in connection with SIM swap fraud by the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) in partnership with the Ghana Association of Bankers. The four suspects were apprehended in different parts of the country for conspiring and illegally managing accounts of Ghanaians in order to steal large sums of money.
A notice has been served to the public through various news portals and media houses to draw the attention of the Ghanaian public to the new scheduled date to close the registration. The exercise which has been ongoing since last year was planned to be closed at the end of March 2022.
The ongoing SIM Card registration has been quite tiresome due to the little stress that some Ghanaians have been through, that is joining long queues and others. Ghanaians who have misplaced their Ghana Cards have to check into the National Identification Authority for replacements, but the process has not been easy.
As part of effort for the mandatory regulation for SIM re-registration using the Ghana card which started last year 1st October 2021, it is required of each Ghanaian who own a SIM card to re-register their SIM again using only the new Ghana card. The process which is expected to come to an end on the 31st of March 2022 has been extended to the 31st of July 2022.
The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation has issued a press statement on the extension of deadline for SIM registration exercise. The SIM registration exercise which began on October 1, 2021 and expected to end on the 31st of March, 2022 has 14,091,542 SIM cards linked to the National Identification Card also known as Ghana card as at 17th March, 2022.
The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MoCD) has expressed fear approximately the low enthusiasm connected to the SIM card registration, notwithstanding extending the initiative to July 31. According to the Deputy Minister, Abena Pomaa Boateng, records shows that the range of registered SIM playing cards on each day foundation have dropped drastically, a improvement her ministry intends to extrade via way of means of intensifying education.
The National Communications Authority has extended the deadline for registering SIM cards to July 31
The deadline for SIM card registration has been extended by the National Communications Authority (NCA) from March 31 to July 31, 2022. The NCA stated in a statement that updating the SIM Registration App for diplomat registration will take extra time. Simultaneously, a Self-Service SIM Registration App was being created to make SIM card registration easier for Ghanaians living overseas.
The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation, headed by Ursula Owusu Erkuful, has extended the deadline for the Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card registration exercise to July 31, 2022. The exercise was initially scheduled to end on March 31, 2022, after which SIM cards that haven’t undergone the exercise would be deactivated.
The government of Ghana through the Ministry Of Communication And Digitalisation on March 22 2022 has extended the deadline for the ongoing biometric SIM card registration. A press release that has been released on March 22 which has been signed by the Minister of Ministry Of Communication And Digitalisation Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has made it clear that the deadline for the registration has been extended due to a lot of factors which has been hindering a lot of Ghanaians from taking part the process.