SIM-NIN linkage: NCC warns telcos against non-compliance

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said telecommunication companies that fail to comply with the directive to block Subscriber Identity Module cards not linked to National Identification Numbers will face sanctions.

The Director of Public Affairs, NCC, Reuben Mouka, told The PUNCH on Thursday.

According to Mouka, the regulatory directive mandates telecom operators to comply, and any non-compliance will result in sanctions.

The NCC Director stated, “It is not an issue whether the telcos have started complying or not.