DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A WEB BASED SIM REGISTRATION SYSTEM FOR MTN NIGERIA. A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION
“SIM Card Registration System” is a system which is used by the user for the purpose of managing and saving different SIM Card holders of different service providers. This project provides very sincere way of keeping total details of any Card holders of any service providers and their details. Detailed .net programming with web application has been used to design this project. The aim or objective of this project is to handle the all the data of card holders as like their address, phone no., pin code, SIM serial no., SIM card no., E-mail address etc. by which service provider can easily handle their customers.
1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
In line with directives from the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) and as part of efforts to have a credible database and as through Sim card Subscribers in Nigeria, MTNN, will be laughing the MTNN Sim Card Registration. The MTNN Sim Card Registration process is amid at capturing detailed information of all MTNN Nigeria Subscribers.
This became a necessity as a result of the increasing frequency with which mobile phones are being used in criminal activities in the country. This is expected to serves as the primary source of indentify verification of all MTNN customers. The sim card registration will enable MTNN link every sim card to the identity of the actual owner. Details to be captured during the sim card.
Registration process is:
Alternate phone number
Pass port- sized photograph
Left and right thumb print
Left and right index finger print
Personal unlocking key
in addition to the information above, the registration process will include the customer that want to register an MTNN sim card appearing in a person to enable actual capturing of the photograph and biometric (finger print). Registration points will be deployed nation wide levering on designated MTNN sim registration points nation wide e.g. MTNN walk –in centers, connect stores designated post offices, trade partners nationwide est. Nigeria authorities are fighting against telecommunication crimes, then telecommunication industries like the MTNN, AIRTEL,GLOBACOM, ETISALAT and other communication industries , are required to registered the details information of their customer’s .
1.2 STATEMENT OF PROBLEM
The SIM card registration process which is done nationwide on within the country has been so tedious, subscribers goes to the registration points and line up in an unending line waiting for the time it will be his turn, some don’t get the opportunity of doing that same day and will have to return the following day to join the queue again. This has been an issue as some of this subscribes are business men that closed their shops because they want to re-validate their SIM due to the facts that some of the subscribers are disconnection already from the network.