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PTA blocks IP addresses, SIMs to curb grey traffic

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: As part of its crackdown on grey traffic’, the Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has blocked more than 200,000 internet protocol (IP) addresses, 1,382 mobile SIMs, and 3,160 phones/devices through their IMEI numbers during the past month. According to details, the authority has begun monitoring grey traffic since early October and is blocking IP addresses automatically when they are not in the PTA whitelist. As part of the effort, the existing whitelist has…Read More

PTA steps up for whitelisting IP addresses for VoIP usage

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has notified the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for making difference of blacklist and whitelist IP addresses used by various service providers.The directives issued by the authority recently state that white list would be the list of IP addresses maintained by service providers for the purpose of allowing them for using VoIP services.The list will be maintained by the Vigilance Directorate of PTA and will contain the IPs…Read More