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 »

New mobile phone registration payment validity is seven days: PTA

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. Read more »

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 »