Identification of Angolan telecoms users: February deadline

23 Dec 2015

Angolan telecoms regulator INACOM has launched an awareness campaigns for users of telecom services (including mobile, fixed telephony and internet/data services) to update their identification details with their respective operators by February, Telecompaper reports. The obligation was established in Joint Executive Decree No. 20/14 of 20 January that establishes a period from March 2015 to February 2016 for the process to be completed. Special teams will visit citizens at workplaces, schools, ministries, markets and places of entertainment, to assist them in updating their ID records. The campaign is being managed by an Interministerial Committee that consists of the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, and with the participation of operators Angola Telecom, Movicel and Unitel.