Austria plans to implement SIM registration next year

28 Feb 2018

The government of Austria has included a requirement for the introduction of SIM registration as part of a ‘security package’ of new legislation due to come into force on 1 January 2019. Der Standard reports that under the regulations, any existing users of pre-paid SIM cards will need to register their personal details with their service provider, while mobile operators will be able to sell unregistered SIMs.