By Imran Ahmad on July 10, 2015
As part of its effort to encourage the use of mobile broadband, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a web portal named “Smart-Pakistan”. This web portal will provide one stop repository and directory of mobile applications focusing on different thematic areas such as mEducation, mHealth, mGovernment, etc. It will provide an easy to use platform […]
By Imran Ahmad on July 7, 2015
The telecom regulatory body, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has recently unveiled its plans to kick off the process to conduct its very first survey to measure the quality of service and customers experience not only for voice but also for mobile broadband services that were introduced sometime last year. This additional survey is meant to […]
By Imran Ahmad on January 10, 2015
Interior ministry of Pakistan has finally reached to a decision and has given an ultimate deadline of 90 days to all the telecom companies for the biometric verification of SIMs, during a recent meeting. All the telecom operators will re-verify 103 million SIMs through Biometric Verification System (BVS) and the process will be taking place […]
By Imran Ahmad on August 5, 2014
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in an announced that from 1st of August 2014, no mobile SIM can be sold or activated without biometric verification of the customer. This is applicable throughout Pakistan and as per this new policy, before the SIM could be activated or purchased; the customer has to verify their identity via thumb […]
By Imran Ahmad on November 13, 2013
7 consultants submit bids to PTA for 3G auction consultancy
By Imran Ahmad on October 4, 2013
PTA, the regulatory body, has no immediate plans of banning aforesaid online services in Sindh
By Imran Ahmad on September 3, 2013
PTA blocked only voice and SMS chat rooms, and the usual SMS bundles and voice bundles that telecom companies offer are going to remain intact.
By Imran Ahmad on December 12, 2012
customers can buy new SIMs only if they have fewer than 5 SIMs registered against their CNICs.
By Imran Ahmad on November 3, 2012
PTA decided to Shut Down all the Night Packages which includes both the calls and Message packages, so now all the packages will be limited to 7 PM.
By Imran Ahmad on September 17, 2012
Prime Minister Ashraf had directed the IT Ministry to block Youtube over the video sharing websites failure to remove the anti-Islam film.