Telenor sells first SIM through biometric system

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Telenor Pakistan has started selling SIMs using the recently installed Biometric Verification System (BVS) for activation of SIMs in Karachi. It has deployed BVS at 29 points of sales across Karachi, ensuring that all Sales and Service Centers and Franchises in the city are BVS compliant.

According to details, Telenor completed BVS deployment in Karachi on November 30 and starting December 1, all SIM sales through BVS are underway at all of Telenor Pakistans Sales and Service Centers and Franchises in Karachi.

The companys staff along with channel partners was trained on the new system to ensure seamless transition to meet customer demands. Moreover, in order to facilitate consumers, special SIM sale counters for BVS have been setup alongside placement of informative posters, standees and handing out of brochures.

“We have completed the implementation of Biometric Verification Systems at all our outlets in Karachi to ensure higher accuracy of subscriber data. We are confident that BVS will further help us address the issue of unregistered SIMs and prevent the irregular use of cellular connections,” remarked Lars Christian Iuel, CEO, Telenor Pakistan.

The company has procured and deployed state of the art German technology with zero rejection rate to ensure an efficient verification process. These systems have also been previously used extensively in Telenor Sahulat Ghars across the country.


Published in: Volume 04 Issue 49

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