After the 26th of April 2023, President Marcos Jr. authorizes the 90-day extension of SIM registration.  Failure to register within the specified extension period will result in restricted SIM services from the telecommunications companies.  He instructs the DICT to make a public announcement regarding this matter.

90-day Extension of SIM Registration

According to a video uploaded on Facebook by Radio Television Malacaang (RTVM), failing to register within the allotted extended time may result in restricted SIM services from cellular firms.

President Marcos authorized the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to make the extension public.

Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla made the announcement at an inter-agency task force meeting on the Mindoro oil disaster. He made the statement during a sectoral meeting with President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. in Malacaang on Tuesday.

DICT expects to register 70% of active SIM cards during the 90-day extension period, and reports to the President that more Filipinos would benefit from social, digital, and financial inclusion as a result of SIM registration.  

President Marcos Jr. signed Republic Act No. 11934, also known as the SIM Registration Act, on 10 October 2022 in an effort to curtail the alarming spread of spam messages and hoaxes via brief messaging services (SMS) or text in the country.

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