To improve the level of security in Singapore, authorities’ cuts down the number prepaid cards that are allowed to use by a person or a basic subscriber. Staring on Tuesday (the next day), the maximum SIM cards that is allowed to be used will be reduced from 10 down to 3.
It was being remembered that it was on year 2005 that Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) set up the rules and regulations about prepaid SIM cards. During the past times, a subscriber can be able to use 10 SIM cards. Also, the age limit for the usage of SIM cards is 15 years old.
At present, the new directive is that a person can register only 3 SIM cards whether they have bought it to the same electronic mobile provider or have purchased it from another mobile supplier. It is said the SIM cards are used by many people who are against the law for their illegal activity/activities. Because of the new implementation of the law, this will improve the security when it comes to anonymous subscribers of a particular network.
Illegal deeds for using SIM cards include scams, gambling, lending of money and other related unlawful activities. This will post a threat to humanity especially if the laws submitted will be not implemented properly. Today, the remaining subscribers can continue to use their prepaid SIM cards. However, they are not allowed to record and register some extra prepaid SIM cards.