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IMEI

(International Mobile Equipment Identity) A unique number assigned to a GSM, UMTS or IDEN cellphone. The IMEI identifies the phone model and serial number, whereas the IMSI (international mobile subscriber identity) number identifies the user. The equivalent of IMEI in a CDMA cellphone is the electronic serial number (see ESN) or mobile equipment ID (see MEID). See IMSI.
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According to the report, the Department of Intelligence within the Security General Directorate (EGM) requested the wiretapping of those names whose IMEI numbers were included.
According to importers, the IMEI registration decree gave local consumers authentic products with manufacturers' warranty.
Former Telecoms Minister Nicolas Sehnaoui implemented IMEI registration in a bid to put an end to the smuggling of cellphones.
ImeiXS deals with validation processes related to IMEI numbers.
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More than 22% of the applications the Penn State researchers looked at could send unique identifiers — typically the IMEI identifier — across the network.
AoThere is a toll free hotline number - 80079796 - for checking the warranty details and authenticity of the unit by providing the IMEI, which will establish genuine and stolen phones.
The initiative aims to encourage people to register their mobiles using their unique IMEI number with the immobilise website - a national property database.
To use Nokia's SMS Warranty Validation, consumers should send the IMEI code of the device to the following numbers -- STC 815677, Mobily 624342 and ZAIN 712226.
The International Mobile Equipment Identity or IMEI is a number unique to every GSM, WCDMA, and iDEN mobile phone, as well as some satellite phones.
Police officers will need the IMEI number of the handset.
To register, details of the phone's 15 digit IMEI number - this is a unique serial number which normally appears underneath the battery - is entered onto the website.