Subscribers will need to write to the regulator if they want more than one phone line from the same operator.
The winners leverage biometrics for standards-driven authentication of users.
6,000 Vodafone SIMs were activated by creating bogus fingerprints using data downloaded from India’s national biometric database.
Identifying customers by asking questions is a risk because the answers are also known to internal fraudsters. Safaricom will use voice biometrics to reduce fraud and boost service.