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SIM Card Registration Deadline Extended By 6 Months

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has now extended the SIM card registration deadline by six months to October 15, 2022.

CA Director General Ezra Chiloba

The Communication Authority has extended the SIM Card registration validation exercise by six (6) months to October 15, 2022. The exercise was to end on April 15. 

“So far, Safaricom PLC has reported 67 percent compliance, Airtel Kenya 55 percent while Telkom Kenya is at 33 percent. In order to ensure that operators meet their obligation, the Authority has decided to extend the SIM card registration validation period for a further six (6) months. The new deadline for updating subscriber registration details will be 15th October 2022,” said CA Director General Ezra Chiloba.

“During this period, the Authority will undertake monthly reviews to assess progress. At the expiry of the six (6) months, the Authority will further conduct a detailed compliance audit on each of the operators.”

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