Telenor eSahulat gets Biometric Verification System (BVS)


Telenor Pakistan has recently successfully implemented Biometric Verification System (BVS) at all of its Sahulat Ghar outlets.  Telenor Pakistan has taken this step for activation of SIMs at its outlets all across Pakistan on directives of PTA.

Telenor Pakistan, has already completed the Biometric Verification System (BVS) at all of its Sales & Service Centers and Franchises in the biggest city of country Karachi which is selling SIMs after verification since December 01, 2013.

Telenor Pakistan on March07, 2014 took the initiative to become first mobile operator of Pakistan to implement BVS at its retail outlets and completed the BVS deployment at Baluchistan in March 31, 2014.

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed all the mobile operators of Pakistan to issue SIMs only after proper verification using BVS after August 1st, 2014.

Telenor Pakistan trained all its staff at the sales outlets and franchises to ensure implementation of PTA directives and seamless transition to meet customer demands. Telenor Pakistan also arranged special SIM sale counters with BVS facility in order to facilitate consumers. The company additionally displayed  informative posters, required standees about Biometric verification and brochures at these setups.

Telenor Pakistan, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Muhammad Aslam Hayat, expressed his satisfaction over the development and said that Telenor is pleased to announce the finalization and implementation of Biometric Verification System at all of its Sahulat Ghar outlets across Pakistan to ensure smooth and higher accuracy of subscriber data. He added that BVS will help Telenor to address theft and irregularities in use of cellular connections. He appreciated Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) efforts and acknowledged the help of Ministry of Information and Technology (MoIT), National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and Ministry of Interior for making the BVS a success.

Biometric Verification System (BVS) will facilitate:

  • Activation / replacement of SIMs
  • Mobile number portability
  • Change of SIM ownership
  • Other value added services
  • Telenor Sahulat Ghar offers the unique Easypaisa Mobile Accounts opening through biometric verification.