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 »

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 »

FPCCI seeks removal of protective duties on Pakistani products by Turkey

KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has urged Turkish authorities to remove protective duties imposed on Pakistani products. Read more »

Exemptions, concessions cost Rs972.4 billion in 2018/2019

ISLAMABAD: The economy has incurred duty and tax losses to the tune of Rs972.4 billion due to exemptions and concessions during the fiscal year 2018/2019, according to Economic Survey 2018/2019 launched on... 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 »

Electronic Market protests against duty, taxes on mobile phones

KARACHI: Karachi Electronic Market on Monday protested against levy of 100 percent duty and taxes on used imported phones. 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 »