Tag Archives: Sim Cards

India – Man’s SIM card swapped to empty bank account of Rs 13 lakh

By | July 7, 2017

MUMBAI: The owner of an Andheri-based hearing aid manufacture lost Rs 13 lakh to a bank fraud recently. Cyber criminals involved in SIM-swap frauds cancelled the victim’s registered mobile number and reactivated it with a new SIM card to hack into his bank account. The fraudsters deactivated Rakesh Ojha’s mobile number, claiming loss of SIM. Within an hour of deactivation, the fraudsters used a… Read More »

SIMalliance Reports 5% Growth in 2016 Global SIM Shipments

By | July 5, 2017

Highest ever SIM shipment volumes achieved; Strong growth in Asia underpins positive global outlook; Triple SIM becomes largest form factor category representing more than half of shipments worldwide 05 April, 2017 – The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes, with a total 4.9 billion… Read More »

MetTel Launches First IoT Single SIM

By | June 15, 2017

NEW YORK — The futuristic dream of the universal, invisible and always-on Internet of Things (IoT) is coming into view with the first SIM that intelligently roams to identify and automatically connect to the strongest signal globally, MetTel announced today. MetTel, a fast-growing communications provider for businesses, has launched IoT Single SIM which ensures the best possible connectivity… Read More »

Payfone Secures Patent for First-of-Its-Kind SIM Swap Fraud-Fighting Tech

By | June 14, 2017

NEW YORK, NY (June 14, 2017) – Payfone, the leader in mobile identity authentication for digital channels, announced today that it has secured a patent for a first-of-its-kind technology that thwarts SIM swap scams, one of the fastest-growing types of fraud plaguing consumers today. Payfone’s newly patented API-based solution detects and prevents SIM swap fraud by leveraging the… Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 Could Feature A SIM-Card Slot

By | April 7, 2017

While the future of smart wearable technology is still to be decided products like the Apple Watch are to be updated later this year. According to those who know, Apple remains confident that its series 2 device met the needs of consumers. However, it’s clear that some additional features are required to make a possible series 3 watch… Read More »

India – Government May Soon Offer SIM Cards to Tourists Arriving With E-Visa

By | February 5, 2016

Foreigners visiting India with e-tourist visa are likely to be given mobile SIM cards soon with the Home Ministry giving its in-principle approval to the proposal for promotion of tourism. The Tourism Ministry’s proposal was discussed by the Foreigners Division of the Home Ministry threadbare and given its nod as part of the larger goal of attracting more… Read More »