SIM registration extended

NICTA has further extended the deadline on sim card registration for another two months, with the deadline set for July 31.

Minister for Communication, information and technology and Energy, Sam Basil announced the extension this afternoon.

Meantime Digicel’s Regional CEO for the Pacific, Oliver Coughlan said Digicel now has over 6,000 people in the country registering sim cards, 2,000 of those are based in the rural areas.

Mr Coughlan said Digicel has registered over 1.4 million subscribers and is committed to register more.

With the extension, Minister Basil also called on respective provincial Governments and MPs to work together with the NICTA, Mobile operators and the churches to cover the remaining unregistered sim cards.



Sally Pokiton