Remember, Block BM Cellphones via IMEI Effective April 18, 2020

The government has finally ensured that IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) control for BM cell phone enforcement will use a whitelist scheme . The regulation will come into force on 18 April 2020.

The government has finally ensured that IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) control for BM cell phone enforcement will use a whitelist scheme . The regulation will come into force on 18 April 2020.  "The government is committed to implementing the process of limiting the use of devices connected through cellular networks through IMEI control. As of April 18, 2020 with a whitelist scheme ," said Director General of Resources and Equipment of Post and Information Technology (SDPPI) Ministry of Communication and Information Ismail, recently.  Furthermore, he mentioned that the BM cell phone blocking regulation is valid in the future. This means that people who are currently active even though they are not registered at the Ministry of Industry do not need to worry.  Devices that were active before the 18 April 2020 period will continue to be able to be connected to mobile cellular networks until they are no longer in use or have been damaged. No individual registration is needed," Ismail said.  Ismail also said, people who bring cellular devices from abroad or order devices and ship from abroad after April 18, 2020 must first be registered with IMEI. If it is not registered, the device will not be able to connect to cellular networks.  Currently, the government is preparing an application to register IMEI that has not been registered in the Ministry of Industry database. Ismail said, this policy is beneficial for the public to be able to block lost or stolen devices through cellular operators.  Government Invites Society to Buy a Maximum of 2 Smartphones from Abroad  On the other hand, the government invited the public to buy and bring home a maximum of two smartphones or tablets from abroad to Indonesia.  This information is the answer to people's concerns about the purchase of a smartphone or tablet device from abroad after the IMEI rule takes place.  "A maximum of two devices for hand carry or shipment," said Director General of Customs and Excise of the Ministry of Finance Heru Pambudi at the Ministry of Communication and Information, Jakarta, Friday (02/28/2020).  Furthermore, Heru said, for smartphone or tablet devices purchased from abroad with a value above USD 500, the public must pay import taxes and be carried out upon arrival in Indonesia.  Register IMEI Number  In addition to paying import taxes, the IMEI number can be registered by the hand carry smartphone device so that it can be connected to cellular services owned by Indonesian operators.  That way, users can use a smartphone for internet, telephone, or SMS.  The plan, IMEI control rules will be put into effect as of April 18, 2020 and thereafter.  While now, people can still buy smartphone devices and bring them to Indonesia without the need to register their IMEI.


"The government is committed to implementing the process of limiting the use of devices connected through cellular networks through IMEI control. As of April 18, 2020 with a whitelist scheme ," said Director General of Resources and Equipment of Post and Information Technology (SDPPI) Ministry of Communication and Information Ismail, recently.

Furthermore, he mentioned that the BM cell phone blocking regulation is valid in the future. This means that people who are currently active even though they are not registered at the Ministry of Industry do not need to worry.

Devices that were active before the 18 April 2020 period will continue to be able to be connected to mobile cellular networks until they are no longer in use or have been damaged. No individual registration is needed," Ismail said.

Ismail also said, people who bring cellular devices from abroad or order devices and ship from abroad after April 18, 2020 must first be registered with IMEI. If it is not registered, the device will not be able to connect to cellular networks.

Currently, the government is preparing an application to register IMEI that has not been registered in the Ministry of Industry database. Ismail said, this policy is beneficial for the public to be able to block lost or stolen devices through cellular operators.

Government Invites Society to Buy a Maximum of 2 Smartphones from Abroad

The government has finally ensured that IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) control for BM cell phone enforcement will use a whitelist scheme . The regulation will come into force on 18 April 2020.  "The government is committed to implementing the process of limiting the use of devices connected through cellular networks through IMEI control. As of April 18, 2020 with a whitelist scheme ," said Director General of Resources and Equipment of Post and Information Technology (SDPPI) Ministry of Communication and Information Ismail, recently.  Furthermore, he mentioned that the BM cell phone blocking regulation is valid in the future. This means that people who are currently active even though they are not registered at the Ministry of Industry do not need to worry.  Devices that were active before the 18 April 2020 period will continue to be able to be connected to mobile cellular networks until they are no longer in use or have been damaged. No individual registration is needed," Ismail said.  Ismail also said, people who bring cellular devices from abroad or order devices and ship from abroad after April 18, 2020 must first be registered with IMEI. If it is not registered, the device will not be able to connect to cellular networks.  Currently, the government is preparing an application to register IMEI that has not been registered in the Ministry of Industry database. Ismail said, this policy is beneficial for the public to be able to block lost or stolen devices through cellular operators.  Government Invites Society to Buy a Maximum of 2 Smartphones from Abroad  On the other hand, the government invited the public to buy and bring home a maximum of two smartphones or tablets from abroad to Indonesia.  This information is the answer to people's concerns about the purchase of a smartphone or tablet device from abroad after the IMEI rule takes place.  "A maximum of two devices for hand carry or shipment," said Director General of Customs and Excise of the Ministry of Finance Heru Pambudi at the Ministry of Communication and Information, Jakarta, Friday (02/28/2020).  Furthermore, Heru said, for smartphone or tablet devices purchased from abroad with a value above USD 500, the public must pay import taxes and be carried out upon arrival in Indonesia.  Register IMEI Number  In addition to paying import taxes, the IMEI number can be registered by the hand carry smartphone device so that it can be connected to cellular services owned by Indonesian operators.  That way, users can use a smartphone for internet, telephone, or SMS.  The plan, IMEI control rules will be put into effect as of April 18, 2020 and thereafter.  While now, people can still buy smartphone devices and bring them to Indonesia without the need to register their IMEI.


On the other hand, the government invited the public to buy and bring home a maximum of two smartphones or tablets from abroad to Indonesia.

This information is the answer to people's concerns about the purchase of a smartphone or tablet device from abroad after the IMEI rule takes place.

"A maximum of two devices for hand carry or shipment," said Director General of Customs and Excise of the Ministry of Finance Heru Pambudi at the Ministry of Communication and Information, Jakarta, Friday (02/28/2020).

Furthermore, Heru said, for smartphone or tablet devices purchased from abroad with a value above USD 500, the public must pay import taxes and be carried out upon arrival in Indonesia.

Register IMEI Number

In addition to paying import taxes, the IMEI number can be registered by the hand carry smartphone device so that it can be connected to cellular services owned by Indonesian operators.

That way, users can use a smartphone for internet, telephone, or SMS.

The plan, IMEI control rules will be put into effect as of April 18, 2020 and thereafter.

While now, people can still buy smartphone devices and bring them to Indonesia without the need to register their IMEI.

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