PH Needs More Effective Action To Fight Text Scams

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Scams through Text Continue amid Mandatory SIM Registration in PH The Philippines need a more effective move to curb text scams that continue in the pursuit to victimize other people. The law in the Philippines now mandate users of SIM cards to register so they can avail the services of the telecommunication providers. The SIM … Read more

SIM Card Deactivation Is “Discrimination” – Group

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A group against SIM card deactivation said that this is a form of discrimination SIM Card Deactivation – Junk SIM Registration Network continues to push that the SIM Registration Act is discriminatory to the “marginalized.” After the 90-day SIM card registration extension, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) stated that there will be no extension anymore. It … Read more

SIM Registration: Unregistered SIM Cards To Be Deactivated By July 31

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NTC is giving the public a five-day grace period for the SIM registration SIM Registration – The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) stated that all unregistered SIM cards will be permanently deactivated on July 31, 2023. Under the Republic Act No. 11934 or the SIM Registration Act, also known as the SIM card law, the public is … Read more

PBBM Warns Public Against “Too Good To Be True” Scams Online

PBBM Warns Against Online Scams That Are “Too Good To Be True” President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr (PBBM) warned the public against online scams that are allegedly “too good to be true”. In an interview on Thursday, the President warned the public against online fraud after being asked how the government will protect the public … Read more

Chinese Man Nabbed for Selling Pre-Registered SIM Cards

Chinese Man Selling Pre-Registered SIM Cards in Parañaque City Arrested Police authorities arrested a Chinese national man for allegedly selling pre-registered SIM cards in Parañaque City. The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Pampanga arrested a Chinese national who was selling pre-registered SIM cards in Paranaque City. According to the claim, the SIM cards are worth … Read more

Asking for Fee on Sim Registration is Not Against the Law – DICT

DICT Clarified that Asking Fee for Sim Registration is Not Against the Law The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) clarified that vendors asking for a fee on sim registration is not against the law. The DICT declared during a press conference in Malacaang that it is not illegal for some retail shops to … Read more

Vendors in Baclaran Offer Sim Card Registration for P20-P50

Baclaran Vendors to Charge P20-P50 if You Want to Register Your Sim Card Some vendors allegedly offered Sim card registration services to customers for P20-P50 in Baclaran, Parañaque City. The vendors each have their own plan for meeting the April 26 SIM card registration deadline. Some SIM card sellers in Baclaran charge 20 to 50 … Read more

NTC Reminds the Public that Sim Card Registration is Free

NTC Warns Public Against Sim Card Registration Free and Has Charge The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) reminded the public that sim card registration is absolutely free. Following allegations that some individuals are demanding payment in exchange for assistance, the NTC reminded the public that SIM registration is free. According to NTC Deputy Commissioner Jon Paulo … Read more

Beware of Scammers Asking Fees for Sim Registration – DICT

DICT Warns Public Against Scammers Asking Fees for Sim Registration The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has warned the public against scammers asking fees for Sim card registration. The DICT cautioned users on Tuesday not to engage with individuals who seek money in exchange for SIM registration assistance. According to DICT Usec Anna … Read more

SIM Card Registration Act Pending For Approval, Info May Be Disclosed

SIM Card Registration Act Allows Authorities To Access User Info SIM CARD REGISTRATION ACT – Mobile phones offer a way for people to connect and communicate. However, it could also be used for crimes. That is one of the reasons why the SIM card registration act was proposed. The bill would allow authorities to extract … Read more