How many sim cards can someone own in their name?

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teriab33

Is there a limit to the number of sim cards one can own under the same network or across all networks in one name?

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how do these olx frauds get so many sims / after getting banned from olx again they open new account and scam people

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My brother must have had 50 or more sim cards before all this jio era. I asked what’s wrong with you for real? He was like this is standard practice. Every time a person buys a new SIM he gets 50 free talktime, who misses that? I’m like okay bro. These are unregistered sim cards by the way, just handed over to you without any documentation or anything. My aunt used to do the same. I’m embarrassed and ashamed for these family members.

Sorry for the above rant because I don’t know the answer to the query of OP.

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9 Regular Connections (normal SIM/eSIM) with 10 digit numbering system. 9 IoT connections with 13 digit numbering system. Total limit across all circles and across all operators taken together.

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panchabhut wrote:

9 IoT connections with 13 digit numbering system.

Do you know if any networks in India started issuing these IoT sims?

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MrKool_JJ wrote:

Kuch to gadbad hai daya flushed stuck_out_tongue

Any idea if i can change the ownership of my jio number without getting it converted into Postpaid as i don’t want to lose my queued plans.
Is there any other way? I have jio since Sep 2016. Taken on a friend’s id when it was first available for only Delhi and metros.
@meragoyou153 @panchabhut @Nationalist

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BubbleBoyChickenLittle wrote:

Any idea if i can change the ownership of my jio number without getting it converted into Postpaid as i don’t want to lose my queued plans.
Is there any other way? I have jio since Sep 2016. Taken on a friend’s id when it was first available for only Delhi and metros.
@meragoyou153 @panchabhut @Nationalist

Jaruri hai kya ownership lena ?
Jaise chlalrah hai chalnedo na o.O smile

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BubbleBoyChickenLittle wrote:

Any idea if i can change the ownership of my jio number without getting it converted into Postpaid as i don’t want to lose my queued plans.
Is there any other way? I have jio since Sep 2016. Taken on a friend’s id when it was first available for only Delhi and metros.
@meragoyou153 @panchabhut @Nationalist

Ownership can be changed, but I think you will lose your queued packs.

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MrKool_JJ wrote:

Kuch to gadbad hai daya flushed stuck_out_tongue

I have 7 SIMs in my name.
Airtel – 3 (one used in mifi, one used by a minor)
Jio – 2 (one used in MR600)
Vi- 1
MTNL/BSNL -1
Also used to have 1 MTS earlier but now discontinued.
All are regularly used and not taken for cashback schemes.

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BubbleBoyChickenLittle wrote:

Any idea if i can change the ownership of my jio number without getting it converted into Postpaid as i don’t want to lose my queued plans.
Is there any other way? I have jio since Sep 2016. Taken on a friend’s id when it was first available for only Delhi and metros.
@meragoyou153 @panchabhut @Nationalist

Not possible. Even if you are successful, it would create new customer ID and all old recharges will be lost.

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teriab33 wrote:

Do you know if any networks in India started issuing these IoT sims?

As far as I know, most wireless card swipe machines use 13 digit SIMs

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panchabhut wrote:

As far as I know, all wireless card swipe machines use 13 digit SIMs

Thanks for the information.

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Can someone explain how they track if a person has 9 sims across all networks.
Ive quite a problem.
My parents (2sims total) , wife’s (jio and airtel ) and my sims are all on my name.
Totalling around 14 sims.

As per the new rule, will they deactivate sims at random?
Where can i read something about it.
These operators aren’t accepting name change unless converted to postpaid.
Jio has almost 1 yr pack and all enabled. Another 6 months left. Jio also doesn’t suppose name change.
All i am allowed is to port.

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