7 January 2013
Kenya: Mutoro Opposes Fines for SIM Card Owners
By Joel Iregi
Consumer federation of Kenya has faulted government's plan to punish users of unregistered lines along side mobile service provider companies in its bid to stop crime via mobile phones.
Information PS Bitange Ndemo issued a warning to mobile firms that a fine of 300,000 shillings for every unregistered sim card will be imposed. COFEK says it will to go to court over the move to penalize subscribers for lines that are not registered.
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