Committee discusses unsold spectrum of next generation mobile services

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue on Thursday chaired a meeting of the advisory committee for the release of unsold spectrum of next generation... Read more »

Mobile phone operators deduct only applicable tax rates: PTA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday said that the Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) are deducting only applicable rates of taxes after the restoration of levies by Supreme Court of Pakistan. In... Read more »

PTA asks TikTok to block immoral content

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has asked administration of TikTok platform to block/remove immoral and vulgar content for viewership in Pakistan. In a statement issued on Thursday, the telecom authority asked TikTok... Read more »

PTA lifts ban on PUBG

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday lifted ban on PUBG game after a meeting with representative of the company. The PTA in a statement said that a meeting was held between... Read more »

PTA blocks Bigo, warns Tik Tok for vulgar content

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Monday blocked social media Bigo and issued final warning to Tik Tok on complaints of obscene and vulgar content. The PTA said that it had received... Read more »

PTA suspends PUBG

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday suspended online gaming application namely PUBG with immediate effect due to adverse effect on children health. According to a statement issued by the authority it... Read more »

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs18.2 billion in March

KARACHI: Pakistanis have spent Rs18.2 billion for import of mobile phones in March 2020 despite the reality of business halt after lockdown to contain coronavirus. According to data released by Pakistan Bureau... Read more »

PTA monitors telecom operators amid coronavirus pandemic

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is monitoring packages offered by telecom operators amid coronavirus pandemic. A statement issued on Monday, the PTA said that the telecom operators have launched many offers/initiatives for... Read more »

PTA allows free SMS for Ehsas Program

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday announced to make charge-free the SMS sent to Ehasas Program. A statement issued by PTA said that to facilitate people sending SMS to BISP code... Read more »

Ufone tops PTA’s key performance indicators

ISLAMABAD: Ufone has topped to achieve key performance indicators (KPIs) set for performance of cellular mobile operators by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), a statement said on Wednesday. Read more »