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PTA has granted a trial 3G license to cellular network operators

Recent reports have confirmed that Government and the PTA has granted cellular network operators a trial 3G license for checking purposes, which will be initiated by the end of January….


Anusha Rahman, Minister of IT visited PTA

Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for Information Technology, recently visited Headquarters of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Anusha Rehman was briefed by PTA management about the PTA’s call center and complaint…


PTCL takes PTA imposed fine of Rs. 82.496 million case to Supreme Court

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has taken Islamabad High Court’s decision to the Supreme Court for a fine imposed by PTA of Rs. 82.496 million for unlawful usage of additional…


PTA orders five cellular companies to withdraw call setup charges

Telecom services regulator in the country, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority today ordered entire cellular phone service providers community to step back from their stance of imposing call setup fees, according to…

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PTA put aside imposition of setup call charges by Mobilink, Ufone and Telenor

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to put down the recently imposed charges of 10 pasias plus tax by telecom operators as call set-up charges Mobilink, Ufone,and Telenor recently imposed…

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PTA reported enormous increase in SMS usage in Pakistan mobile users

Pakistani mobile phone users did nearly 315.7 billion text messages (SMS) during the period between July, 2012 to June, 2013 which comes to 865 million SMS messages per day, latest…


PTA decides to invite oversea telecom companies in 3G biding

The government of Pakistan has decided to invite some more overseas telecom companies to become a part in the bidding of 3G licenses in order to extract additional earnings and…


PTA decides to block mobile phones without IMEI number

As per the latest media reports, Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has decided to block the sale of mobile handsets without its IMEI number. PTA has written a to the Federal…


PTA restriced by Sindh high court for issue of any LDI licence

Sindh High Court Pakistan has restrained the Government from authorizing any Long Distance and International (LDI) licences in view of expired telecom policy till further orders. The bench was headed…


PTCL and PTA hold on Telecom market vanishing other operators

Pakistan’s telecommunication sector has been giving a helping hand to the government for the last decade or so, whether it has been yielding hefty earnings or offering satisfactory, convenient and…