Mobile phones import through legal channels surges by over 100pc on mandatory verification

ISLAMABAD: The import of mobile phones has increased by over 100 percent due to mandatory verification of International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI). Read more »

Committee directs PTA to take harsh measures against hate speech on social media

ISLAMABAD: The Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday directed Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to take harsh measures against hate speech and religious intolerance on social media. Read more »

PTA warns three-year jail for tampering communication devices

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has warned harsh punishment including three years jail terms for persons tempering communication devices. Read more »

Pakistan spends Rs42.4 billion for import of mobile phones in three months

KARACHI: Pakistani nationals have spent Rs42.4 billion for import of mobile phones in three months despite challenging economic conditions. Read more »

Two cellular companies pay $449 million as license renewal fees

ISLAMABAD: The government has received $449 million from two cellular companies as license renewal fees. Read more »

Zong becomes first operator to conduct successful 5G trial

ISLAMABAD: Zong CMPAK has become the 1st Pakistani telecom operator to have successfully conducted the 5G trial, said a statement issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday. Read more »

Customs unfolds bid to clear mobile phones on passengers’ stolen information

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has unfolded a bid to steal the data of air travelers for the purpose of mobile phone registration with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Read more »

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs55 billion in seven months

ISLAMABAD: Despite the government’s effort to curtail import bill the country imported mobile phones worth Rs55 billion during first seven months of current fiscal year. Read more »

FBR issues procedure for regularization of unregistered mobile devices

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday issued procedure for the regularization of unregistered mobile devices with SIM/IMEI functionality. Read more »

Last day for non-compliant mobile phones

ISLAMABAD: Today is the last date for non-compliant mobile phones to remain operational without service interruption, a notification said. Read more »