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PTA raids illegal gateway exchanges in Lodhran

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article image Press Release: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to control grey traffick has unearthed three illegal gateway exchanges in Lodhran. According to details, successful raids against the grey operators were carried out along with FIA team at two different areas of Lodhran. First raid was carried out near DHQ Hospital, Lodhran. Two illegal gateways comprising of 2x16 ports were confiscated. Second raid was carried out at residential house at Usmanabad,…Read More

2 illegal gateway exchanges raided in Kohat, Multan

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STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to control grey traffic has unearthed two illegal gateway exchanges in Kohat and Multan. According to details, two successful raids against the grey operators were carried out along with FIA team at Kohat and Multan. First raid was carried out at Kohat. An illegal exchange comprising four Gateways along with SIMs was confiscated. One person was arrested and was in FIA custody for further…Read More

PTA Raids Two Illegal Gateway Exchanges in Lahore

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article image Staff Report ISD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has unveiled two illegal gateway exchanges in Lahore in their crack down operation in an effort to control grey traffick. Two successful raids against the grey operators were carried out jointly with FIA team at two different sites of Lahore. First raid was carried out at residential house, Safari Villas, Sector-B, Bahria Town. An illegal exchange comprising of 2x16 ports, two devices, two modems, one TP-Link and other digital…Read More

Illegal Gateway Exchanges Raided in Burewala

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) along FIA has unearthed two illegal gateway exchanges in Burewala . These raids against the grey operators were carried out at Masoom Colony and Chak No. 409/EB. An illegal exchange comprising of two gateways alongwith other equipment was confiscated from Masoom Colony and three persons were arrested also. Two illegal VoIP exchanges alongwith other related equipments were confiscated from Chak No. 409/EB. The successful raids were result…Read More

PTA unearths another illegal gateway exchange

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has unearthed an illegal gateway exchange in Lahore. According to details, a successful raid against the grey operator was carried out along with FIA team at Jamil Town, Sabzazar, Lahore. An illegal exchange was found. The team confiscated all equipment including four gateways, 8 ports each, number of SIMs, laptops, and modems. The successful raids against the grey operators were made possible because of continuous monitoring,…Read More

Illegal gateway exchange unearthed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in its ongoing efforts to control grey trafficking, has unearthed another illegal gateway exchange in Karachi. According to details, a successful raid against the grey operators was carried out along with FIA team at North Nazimabad, Karachi. During the raid, an illegal exchange comprising of 18 illegal gateways, hundreds ports, 2 PCs, 2 laptops, a Wi-Tribe modem, seven network switches, and hundreds of SIMs were confiscated…Read More

E-commerce gateway to boost consumers confidence

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The e-commerce gateway is need of the hour and its establishment will further boost consumers’ confidence, said Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom­munications Anusha Rahman.Chairing an inter-ministerial committee meeting here recently, the minister said that e-commerce markets were thriving globally, "in 2013 this industry had grown rapidly to $1,250 billion." She said that the local e-commerce industry needed secure mechanism for…Read More

PTA, FIA seize two illegal gateway exchanges

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STAFF REPORT FBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) teams jointly conducted two successful raids at Lahore areas of Zakir Plaza near Thokar Niaz Baig and Manga Mandi, and seized illegal gateway exchanges involved in grey international calls using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). These successful raids, which were made possible because of the continuous monitoring, shows the commitment and persistent efforts PTA was putting in curbing…Read More

NIB set to bring internet payment gateway

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The NIB Bank has announced that it is bringing Internet Payment Gateway in Pakistan that will allow online businesses to charge their customers through debit or credit card.This initiative is long pending, which was first announced by PTA in 2009. After that Bank Al-falah, along with its sister concern, claimed similar deployments but nothing turned into reality.An agreement between Mastercard and NIB has recently been signed at NIB Bank’s head office, Karachi, by Khurram…Read More

Essential oils, a gateway for sustainable agriculture

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article image PLANTS ARE the foundation of all life on Earth as they provide food and medicine to increasing population of the world. Essential oils are another value added product of the plants which serve as natural, chemical-free alternatives to Allopathic medicines, harmful cosmetic and toxic fragrances. Rising health concern and the search for natural alternatives to modern medicine has driven the usage of essential oils for alternative healing and human well being. They have a great potential to uplift…Read More