number is only used for identifying the device and has no relation to the subscriber.
The PTA advised the mobile device users to have all IMEIs
(dual SIM) of their mobile devices registered with it.
For all Pakistani mobile device users wishing to know status of a device can send each 15 digit IMEI
number via SMS to 8484.
is printed on the inside of a device and can be viewed by removing the back cover/ battery.
To facilitate any user currently using non-compliant mobile devices (15 digit IMEI
of mobile device is not as per international standards), PTA shall auto-pair all such IMEIs
with their mobile numbers and they will remain operational without any service interruption.
Once DIRBS is set in place, the counterfeit mobiles with fake or stolen IMEI
numbers will not be able to operate on Pakistani mobile networks, discouraging smuggling, said an official of the PTI while talking to Gulf News here on Thursday.
From today, new state duties on registration of IMEI
codes of mobile devices come into force.
KNOW HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR PHONE IF IT IS STOLEN Every phone has an IMEI
number which helps us and insurance companies to identify it if it's stolen.
Smuggled cellphones with unregistered IMEI
numbers won't work in Kyrgyzstan, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for IT and Communications Eshmambet Amatov said.
News Report Bangladesh Telecom-munication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is set to introduce IMEI
database service in September to thwart import of fake mobile phone handsets and curb telephony based crimes in the country.
Each mobile cellular device shall have a unique International Mobile Station Equipment Identity (IMEI
) assigned by GSMA.