PTA unearths another illegal gateway exchange

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, commitment and persistent efforts by PTA in curbing the menace of grey traffic thus curtailing the loss to the national exchequer because of grey traffickers in the country. In order to curb the activities of grey traffickers, FIA has requested PTA to monitor the international calls, which show up as local numbers on their devices.

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