Uganda’s cellcos have restarted the sale of SIM cards after being ordered by the government last month to halt sales until they could verify applications against the National Identification & Registration Authority (NIRA) database. Operators have now installed digital card readers, New Vision reports, with the two largest operators – MTN and Airtel – both confirming this week that they are offering SIM cards for sale at outlets in Kampala and a number of other cities.
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