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TRCSL requests verifying registration status of mobile phones before purchase

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Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) has called upon the public to take an active role in verifying the registration status of their mobile phones before making a purchase.

“This initiative aims to empower consumers and enable them to make informed decisions when choosing a mobile device,” said TRCSL’s Deputy Director, Menaka Pathirana.Samsung Sri Lanka commends this recent initiative undertaken by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL), a significant move toward ensuring the authenticity of mobile phones in the Sri Lankan market.

Samsung, fully supports TRCSL’s endeavor to enhance consumer protection in the mobile phone market. Thushara Rathnaweera, Head of Mobile Experience (Samsung Sri Lanka), expressed the company’s endorsement of the initiative, stating, “We applaud TRCSL’s commitment to ensuring the authenticity of mobile devices in the market. We are fully aligned with TRCSL’s efforts to empower consumers through mobile authentication.”

As part of the initiative, individuals are encouraged to check the registration status of their mobile phones with TRCSL by sending a simple SMS to 1909. The format for the message is “IMEI (The 15-digit IMEI number of the new phone).” Upon sending the SMS, consumers will receive an immediate response confirming the authorization status by TRCSL.

This quick and accessible process empowers consumers to verify the authenticity of their mobile devices, promoting transparency in the market.

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