Cameroon to deactivate unregistered SIMs from 30 June

16 Jun 2016

Cameroon’s Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has announced it will deactivate all unregistered SIMs from 30 June 2016, in accordance with Law No. 2010/13 of 21 December 2010 and amendments made via Decree No. 2015/3759 of 03 September 2015. In a press release, the ministry noted that: all operators had been ordered to commence suspension of unidentified SIMs as of 10 June; all operators will have to use a system to detect the MRZ code on identity cards produced by their subscribers; and operators must deploy teams nationally to ensure the registration is implemented.