Karachi, August 22, 2023 – The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has taken a significant step in enhancing the convenience of mobile device registration in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) by implementing the Device Identification Registration & Blocking System (DIRBS) in these regions.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday said it has issued Mobile Device Manufacturing (MDM) regulations and has started receiving applications for mobile device manufacturing. In a statement the PTA said that the implementation of PTA’s Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DRIBS) in 2019 had resulted in significant increase in legal import of mobile […]
KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that not a single mobile phone is allowed duty free brought into Pakistan under personal baggage. Recently Baggage Rules have been amended vide Finance Act, 2019 whereby facility for bringing duty/taxes free mobile set has been withdrawn from July 01. 2019. Hence duty and taxes will be […]
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday said that payment of duty and tax for new mobile phone registration has to be made within seven days. In a statement, the authority said that the validity of all applications and payment slip identification (PSID) is seven days. During this period the applicant has to pay duty […]
ISLAMABAD: The import of mobile phones has increased by over 100 percent due to mandatory verification of International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI). The import of mobile phones increased to Rs78.1 billion during first five months (July – November) of 2019/2020 as compared with Rs38.6 billion in the corresponding period of the last fiscal year, showing […]
ISLAMABAD: Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) is a system designed to identify non-compliant devices operating on local mobile networks. It automatically registers compliant devices operating on the mobile networks and eventually blocks non-compliant devices, according to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). DIRBS has been launched from December, 2018. International passengers and Importers are […]
ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has reminded the public that today serves as the final day for non-compliant mobile phones to operate without any service interruptions.