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PTA bans illegal sale and use of DECT 6.0 Cordless Phones

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The illegal use of cordless phones DECT 6.0 disrupts the operations of authorized users of spectrum due to overlapping and disruption in the frequency. The service interference complaints were noted by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and upon several meetings on this issue, PTA decides to ban the illegal import, sale, distribution and use of DECT 6.0 cordless phones. The meetings of PTA were conducted in various zones including Rawalpindi, Karachi, Lahore…Read More

Arid university bans social media for students

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STAFF REPORT RWP: The Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi has imposed a ban on the use of social media on the campus. However, the students termed this decision unjustified and demanded that the ban should be lifted. Earlier, the students were allowed to use Facebook and Twitter through the university’s WI-Fi and servers. However, the popular social networking services blocked later. "Through social media we used to keep ourselves updated about the activities…Read More

PTA bans all unregistered WLL connections

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: PTA has directed the PTCL to make necessary arrangements for meeting the requirements for new WLL sales as mentioned in the PTA’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Wireless Local Loop Subscribers’, which require Documentation and Activation of Connections after Verification from NADRA.The Authority further directed the Company to disconnect all numbers issued in excess in contravention of the SOP, subject to verification with the subscribers and submit a compliance…Read More