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Iran’s Cellphone Registry Scheme Closing In on Chinese Brand Xiaomi

Iran’s Cellphone Registry Scheme Closing In on Chinese Brand XiaomiIran’s Cellphone Registry Scheme Closing In on Chinese Brand Xiaomi

While Chinese brand Xiaomi was to be included in the Cellphone Registry Scheme after Norouz (the Iranian New Year starting March 21), Iran’s communication ombudsman announced on Sunday that the mobile brand will be included in the scheme before the yearend.
Xiaomi, along with brands such as Tecno and Sony, will be subject to the scheme by March 17, Communications Regulatory Authority’s website reported.
Aimed at curbing cellphone smuggling, the ICT Ministry, Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, CRA and the Industries Ministry created the Cellphone Registry Scheme that bars local operators from offering services to contraband phones.

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