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What does IMEI stand for?

IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity


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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The project, which was launched by the Cabinet in late 2012, will bar access to the touch and Alfa networks for smuggled phones and would only allow phones with International Mobile Equipment Identity numbers registered at the Customs department to access the network.
As instructed by the TRA, both telecom giants worked through a database that listed the unique International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers of handsets in the UAE and then proceeded to block those numbers that did not comply.
Summary: DUBAI - Du on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding the blockage of mobile devices with false IMEIs: DUBAI - Du on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding the blockage of mobile devices with false IMEIs: "As a follow up to our earlier communication, we will commence the gradual blockage of all unauthorised mobile devices with false International Mobile Equipment Identity, or IMEI, effective 1 January 2012.
The two ID codes-- International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) and User Service Identity Module (USIM) chip serial number -- could, if stolen, allow others to see what the original user is doing through the app, they said.
Last year India threatened to block 25 million low-end mobile phones without a unique International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) used for tracing calls in a step affecting many imported Chinese handsets.
Every schools-based police officer in the city has now been equipped with a special laptop computer which identifies barcodes and unique international mobile equipment identity (IMEI) numbers to register electrical goods like computers, mobile phones and i-Pods.