Telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana has initiated a strategy to re-register millions of its customers as the SIM registration exercise draws to a close at the end of July 2022. 

The initiative includes community activations, town and market storms, bus terminal activation and door-to-door activations.

SIM Card registration: MTN agents hit market, communities to meet deadline

This is to reduce the long queues at some of the service centers of the company as registration ends this week.

SIM Card registration: MTN agents hit market, communities to meet deadline

Agents of MTN Ghana have been deployed to major markets and communities in all 16 regions across the country as part of efforts to redirect traffic from the service centers.

SIM Card registration: MTN agents hit market, communities to meet deadline

Already, agents have been at various areas including Lapaz and Madina to register customers.

On Saturday, July 30, agents will be in New Town, Tema Community 1 and Ashiaman as they work around the clock to meet the July 31st deadline from government through the National Communications Authority (NCA).

SIM Card registration: MTN agents hit market, communities to meet deadline

The SIM registration exercise which had an initial deadline of March 31, 2022, was extended to July 31, 2022.

SIM Card registration: MTN agents hit market, communities to meet deadline

The exercise is expected to develop and build a comprehensive SIM database, curb fraudulent activities and secure SIM Card based transactions, and get more accurate data to regulate the industry better.

SIM Card registration: MTN agents hit market, communities to meet deadline