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PTA directs telecom companies to provide free calls in flood affected areas of Balochistan

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

Following the devastating floods in Balochistan, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed service providers to facilitate their customers by providing free of charge services in the calamity-hit areas. A news release issued here on Tuesday said that PTA stood by the people of Balochistan, and would continue to monitor the …

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PTA blocks 26.03 mln fake, replica mobile devices

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

Since the implementation of the Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS), the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked about 26.03 million fake and replica mobile devices. As per Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, (PTA) Annual Report 2021,175,000 international mobile equipment identity (IMI) devices were reported stolen also blocked by the authority. …

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PTA introduces mechanism to curb pornographic content

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) with joint efforts, close coordination of the telecom indnustry and other stakeholders has introduced mechanism to curb pornographic content. “To curb pornographic, indecent content as defined in Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA 2016) Section 37, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has implemented Central Domain Name System …

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PTA to allow ‘Temporary Registration’ of overseas Pakistanis’ mobile devices soon

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has developed a new mechanism to allow ‘temporary registration’ of handsets belonging to overseas Pakistanis, foreigners visiting Pakistan for a short duration to facilitate the overseas Pakistanis, foreigners with regards to mobile registration.  PTA is in process of developing and testing the system to ensure robustness …

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PTA blocks 26.03 mln fake, replica mobile devices

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

Since the implementation of Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS), the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked about 26.03 million fake and replica mobile devices. As per Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Annual Report 2021 released recently, 175,000 international mobile equipment identity (IMI) devices reported stolen also blocked. About 880,780 …

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PTA blocks 526,082 fake SIMs

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

PTA blocks fake SIMs: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) during the last three years has blocked about 526,082 fake SIMs and 360,569 Computerized National Identify Cards used for getting telecom sector gadgets. The authority also blocked around 86,000 mobile devices that were found involved in fraudulent activities, a senior official of …

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PTA blocks 86,000 mobile devices involved in frauds

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday informed the National Assembly Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication that the authority had blocked about 86,000 mobile devices that were found involved in fraudulent activities. The committee meeting was chaired by Ali Khan Jadoon. PTA Chairman Major General (R) Amir Azeem Bajwa informed …

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PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

PTA launches mobile App for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a user-friendly Complaint Management System (CMS) mobile application to facilitate consumers for lodging complaints pertaining to telecom services. The App is available on Android (Google Play) and iOS (Apple App store), said a news release issued by the PTA on Thursday. How to launch …

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Fault rectified: Internet services fully restored in Pakistan

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Wednesday said that repair work of the damaged submarine cable has been completed, following which all the telecom services were operational as per the normal routine. A fault was developed in the International Submarine Cable AAE-1 at Fujairah on Monday night. Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) in …

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PTA authorizes Lucky Motor Corporation to manufacture Samsung mobile devices

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued Mobile Device Manufacturing (MDM) authorization to Lucky Motor Corporation Limited for manufacturing of Samsung brand mobile devices.  The company had applied for authorization to setup mobile device manufacturing plant in Karachi, where it will manufacture Samsung brand mobile devices, said a news release.  The …

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