XL Welcomes Regulation of Mandatory Use of Electronic ID Card

By : Ridwan And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, October 13 2017 - 20:00 IWST

CEO XL Axiata, Dian Siswarini dan Menkominfo Rudiantara (Foto Rizki Meirino)
CEO XL Axiata, Dian Siswarini dan Menkominfo Rudiantara (Foto Rizki Meirino)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, the Government through the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (Kominfo) requires mobile card subscribers as well as old cellular subscribers to register from October 31, 2017 to February 28, 2018 using the Electronic Identity Number (NIK) Electronic ID and Family Card Number.

This stipulation is stipulated in the Regulation of the Minister of Communications and Informatics No. 12 of 2016 on Telecommunication Services Customer Registration, most recently amended by Regulation of the Minister of Communication and Information Technology Number 14 Year 2017 on Amendment to MoCI Regulation No. 12 of 2016 concerning Telecommunication Services Customer Registration.

In response, PT XL Axiata Tbk mobile operator stated that the registration of prepaid card with data validation of the Directorate of Population and Civil Registry (Dukcapil) of the Ministry of Home Affairs will provide comfort and a sense of security for the community.

"Prepaid card registration can protect the community of telecommunication service users against criminal acts and misuse acts committed by irresponsible parties such as terrorism crime, fraud, spamming information, cyber crime and so on," said President Director / CEO of XL Axiata, Dian Siswarini, in Jakarta (12/10/2017).

According to her, XL has cooperated with Dukcapil. Registration in accordance with official indetity to make customer data recorded in XL Axiata more qualified because the identity of the customer is guaranteed accuracy by the Ministry of Interior.

"The registration of XL Axiata customer data will be more valid, so if the customer card is lost or used for fraud or crime, XL Axiata can be faster and easier to follow up," explained Dian.

Previously, Menkominfo, Rudiantara said, if until February 28, 2018 has not registered, and then given 15 days. Otherwise it will be blocked for outgoing calls and outgoing SMS sending.

"Then the next 15 days if not yet register will be blocked, so can not make outgoing calls or send short messages out, and finally, will be blocked all services, including internet data," she said.

Currently, there are an estimated 360 million cellular phone numbers in circulation while the total population of Indonesia is about 260 million.

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