Communications Authority of Kenya Approves Equity Bank’s ultra-thin SIM Card
On Monday this week, the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) gave the green light for Equity Bank to commence with rolling out its thin SIM card technology. The ultra-thin SIM card is about 0.1mm thick, manufactured by the Taiwanese-based Taisys.
The thin SIM can be fitted over the existing SIM card and enables the handset to access more than one network. Equity bank had planned to roll out this technology as soon as it won the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) licence back in April. This move was strongly challenged by Safaricom, Kenya’s biggest mobile telecom company, citing …read more