Zong 1st to deploy biometrics system

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Zong has become the first mobile operator in Pakistan to implement the Biometric Verification System at its customer service centres. The installation of this systems displays the commitment of Zong towards PTA directives; highlighting its compliance and contributions in the national policies implementation.


The new verification system introduced by Zong will require each citizen to approach retailer, franchisee or Customer Service Centers of Zong and provide their fingerprints for authentication against CNIC data held with NADRA.


Upon verification, the SIM will be activated. The entire operation will be performed online and it will take 15 seconds for the whole process to complete.


PTA Chairman Syed Ismail Shah has commended Zong for being the first telecom operator to introduce Biometric SIM Verification.


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Published in: Volume 04 Issue 49

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