Monday, November 30, 2009

25 Million Cellular Phones Slated Go Offline In India For Lack Of IMEI.

25 Million Cellular Phones Offline In India.
Due to the lack of  IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) on mobile phone in used today in India may go offline due to state regulations.
DoT, Department of Telecom in India has instructed to block all phones without IMEI number. Most phone imported improperly from China lacks the IMEI number and faces the shutdown.
To avoid being shutdown the suscribers have two choices, one to get a new phone with an IMEI number or get a new IMEI number added to the phone via a software configuration.
One can pres the sequnce of keys *#06#to find your IMEI number.
The reason given for the shutdown is to prevent bad people from using the anonymity for their advantage.


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