Baixing removes all SIM cards and phone numbers

16 Jun 2017

China’s second-ranked classifieds horizontal, Baixing, has fallen in line with new regulations issued by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on “real name” registration for phone numbers. The Shanghai-based company has removed all SIM cards and phone cards from its platform as well as entirely eliminating the “phone number” category. The move comes in response to a directive from MIIT that took first took…

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Tom Marling

Tom is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at Hong Kong Baptist University, and former PR consultant in Mainland China. He joined the AIM Group in 2016 as a writer/analyst.