Dhaka, Jan 9 (bdnews24.com) “All unlawful cellular handsets shall be shut down from July 1 this yr, BTRC chairman Shyamsunder Sikder mentioned. This has created a fog within the minds of the individuals concerning the handsets which are at the moment within the fingers of the shoppers. Nonetheless, the unlawful handsets which are at the moment related shall be given the chance to register. In an change of views with telecom journalists on the BTRC workplace within the capital’s Ramna on Thursday (January eighth), the BTRC chairman mentioned that on July 1, all working units shall be routinely registered by way of operators.
Three Crore Unregistered Cell Telephones will Not be Turned Off
The BTRC chairman mentioned, “We do not need to trigger any issues to the shoppers.” The handsets within the fingers of the shopper need to register within the automated system. Nonetheless, the brand new handsets that can come should be registered.
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He mentioned cell phone operators will manually announce on January 18 which new handsets are on their community. These shall be checked manually onnet and inside the subsequent seven days you may be knowledgeable whether or not the set is legitimate or invalid. He shall be working as subsequent.
An area firm entered into an settlement with BTRC in December to cease unlawful cellular units and register authorized units. In response to the settlement, they should introduce the Nationwide Gear Identification Registered (NEIR) system inside 120 working days.
In response to BTRC, about 140 million IMI numbers and 70 million cellular units have thus far been built-in into the Knock Automation and IMEI Database (NAID) system. The IMEIs of this method, the EIR of the cellular operator and the nationwide stage central NEIR established at BTRC will act as an built-in system. The NEIR system shall be immediately related to the respective EIR of every cellular operator.
Prospects’ cell phone handsets shall be routinely registered and launched by way of the cellular community. The variety of unregistered mobiles within the nation is about three crore.
In the meantime, the handsets or items obtained as items from exterior the nation shall be activated at NEIR on the determination of BTRC after verifying the receipts of purchases by way of NEIR’s net portal on the premise of buyer’s request and checking and checking out enough proof of reward units.
As soon as the operators create the EIR, will probably be linked to the Nationwide EIR (NEIR). Because of this, BTRC will be capable to monitor the EIR of the operators very simply. EIR and NEIR shall be synchronized in actual time i.e. the info shall be transferred to NEIR as quickly as it’s related to EIR.
Though there aren’t any official figures, as merchants, there are at the moment round 30 million unlawful handsets within the fingers of individuals within the nation. The BTRC has been taking steps to stop the lack of income by guaranteeing the provision and safety of counterfeit cellular units, authorized imports, unlawful imports, theft, well being dangers and counterfeit handsets. In response to the draft tips, operators will create this database with EMI numbers of all cellular handsets in accordance with their licensing insurance policies.
In the meantime, the BTRC has repeatedly warned that earlier than shopping for a cellular handset, the validity of the set must be verified by way of IMEI. It’s a must to take the receipt of buy of the handset from the vendor.
The strategy of verifying the validity of the cell phone is to go to the message possibility of the cell phone and enter the KYD area 15 digit IMEI quantity and ship it to 16002. The IMEI of the respective handset may be instantly recognized from the printed sticker on the packet of the cell phone or by dialing * # 06 #.