The SIM Card Registration Act: What We Know So Far

On October 10, 2022, the SIM Card Registration Act was officially named Republic Act No. 11934. It would be the first act signed into law by the new President. While the country waits for the law’s Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) to be released, let us review the timeline of the SIM card registration lawContinue reading “The SIM Card Registration Act: What We Know So Far”

SIM Card Registration Act: Boon or Bane?

Following the successful launch of the government’s emergency and complaints hotlines last August 1, 2016, the proposal to implement the mandatory registration of prepaid SIM cards surfaced once more.  This was triggered by the influx of prank and dropped calls when the said hotlines went live for the first time.  According to authorities, people willContinue reading “SIM Card Registration Act: Boon or Bane?”