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TAC Allocation & IMEI Training Guide

15 February 2018

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This is a practical training guide to help understand TAC allocations and IMEI production as specified in GSMA TS.06 IMEI Allocation and Approval Process and TS.30 TAC IMEI Application Forms.  It has been compiled for device brand owners and their …


IMEI Database Application Forms

13 February 2018

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This document provides information which will help manufacturers with the completion and submission of the different application forms used within the GSMA IMEI database is defined and described in detail. Download


Requirements for Multi SIM Devices

13 February 2018

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This document lays out a minimum set of requirements intended to ensure multi SIM devices show consistent behaviour. The requirements relate only to device platform elements such as hardware, protocol stack and operating systems. In the context of this document, …


IMEI Allocation and Approval Process

13 February 2018

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This document outlines the allocation principles applicable to the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers Download


GSMA IMEI Services: the Global Source of IMEI Data

31 August 2017

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As the body responsible for issuing IMEI for mobile devices globally, the GSMA is the source of authoritative and complete IMEI data. We provide organizations with a range of products that harness the unrivalled accuracy of our data to provide …


The Power of IMEI and Blacklist Data

31 August 2017

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In this short video, Jason Smith, Senior Director, Device Check, IMEI Services at the GSMA, discusses how the GSMA Device Check and Stolen Phone Checker service increasingly benefit the public.


A Guide to GSMA Device Check

09 February 2017

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The recycling of mobile phones, tablets and other devices has become a huge business with millions of units being repurposed each year. However, with this growth has come an increased risk from stolen devices. If device recyclers accept stolen devices, …


Video: About GSMA Device Check

06 February 2017

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GSMA Device Check provides up to 10 years’ of a device’s history as well as the device model information and capabilities. It gives you access to a comprehensive registry of device information which can benefit your business in a variety …


Device Check: Case Study for Retail Device Reselling

06 February 2017

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CeX is a shop which gives customers cash or store credit for used games, gadgets and computers. The store has grown be a global leader in the retail trading of mobile phones and other electronic devices. This short case study demonstrates how …


A Guide to IMEI & Number Portability Services

05 February 2017

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As the body responsible for issuing IMEI numbers for mobile devices globally, the GSMA is the source of authoritative and complete IMEI data. This brochure gives an overview of the IMEI and number portability services the GSMA can offer. Download


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