Govt mulls ban on unbranded Chinese mobile phones

Concerned over revenue loss due to rise in import of unbranded Chinese mobile phones that also poses security threat, the govt is considering a ban on these devices.

Starting on Monday, mobile phones without IMEI will go useless

Millions of mobile phones without
unique identification numbers will stop ringing on Monday, as
the deadline by the government to operatros to block calls to
such devices on security concerns is expiring on November 30.

ICA asks government to ban clone IMEI mobile phones

The Indian Cellular Association (ICA) on Thursday asked the government to ban cell phones with cloned International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number -- a 15 digit code that identifies a mobile phone.