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Illegal gateway exchange raided in Sargodha

Islamabad, July 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): In its continuous efforts to curtail grey telephone trafficking, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in coordination with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), carried out a successful raid in Sargodha. The raid was conducted at Chak no. 25...

Further extension in mobile device blocking deadline during corona virus pandemic

Islamabad, June 05, 2020 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has further extended the deadline for blocking of mobile device IMEIs till 3rd July, 2020 for all GSMA valid IMEIs seen on mobile networks but currently not registered with PTA. The extension

PTCL to improve broadband services in former tribal districts

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has directed PTCL to enhance voice and broadband services network in erstwhile FATA districts of KP province to facilitate people of the area for online education and other web-based services.

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Telecom sector revenues cross PKR 552 billion in 2019

Islamabad, March 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): According to the Annual Report 2018-2019 issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), telecom sector contributed over 96 billion to the national exchequer in terms of taxes, duties and levies, attracted investments to the tune of

Telecom operators’ initiatives in the wake of covid-19 pandemic

Islamabad, March 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): In light of the present Covid-19 pandemic, telecom operators have been undertaking many initiatives to facilitate their subscribers across Pakistan and to provide them with awareness about Corona virus and uninterrupted services. In this context,

PTA conducts quality of service surveys

Islamabad, March 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): According to Quality of Service (QoS) surveys conducted in third and fourth quarter of 2019 by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Ufone has shown maximum compliance to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) out of all Cellular Mobile

Chairman PTA invites AIC for consultation on citizen protection rules

Islamabad, March 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): On behalf of the Consultation Committee, Chairman Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) Amir Azeem Bajwa has invited Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) for the ongoing consultation process over Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules, 2020. In a

Illegal gateway exchange raided in Burewala 

Islamabad, February 13, 2020 (PPI-OT):In its continuous efforts to curtail grey telephone trafficking, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) carried out a successful raid, in coordination with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), in Burewala. The raid was conducted at Anwar Town, Burewala. During

PTA receives over Rs 70 billion against license renewal fee

Islamabad, September 04, 2019 (PPI-OT): In compliance with the directions of the Islamabad High Court, two Cellular Mobile Operators i.e. Telenor Pakistan and PMCL (Jazz) have deposited partial payment (50% of the PTA determined license fee) amounting to US$ 224.6

PTA takes up suspension of accounts in support of Kashmir with twitter

Islamabad, September 04, 2019 (PPI-OT): In its efforts to raise the issue of blocking of Twitter accounts, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has reported to Twitter administration a total of 333 handles suspended for posting tweets about Indian Occupied Jammu and