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Lost your phone? Let government help you find it

 No more worries
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No more worries

One of your biggest smartphone worry may end soon. The government is set to launch a technology solution to enable tracking of lost and stolen mobile phones.

Agencies
Service to launch in August
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Service to launch in August

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has assigned the mobile phone tracking project, Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR), to C-DoT in July 2017. It is aimed at bringing down counterfeit cellphones and discouraging theft.

AP
How it works
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How it works

The CEIR system will block all services on stolen or lost mobile phones on any network. This can be done even if the SIM card has been removed or IMEI number of the handset changed.

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