Tag: PTA

American Embassy and PTA Jointly Hold Seminar on Financial Inclusion and E-Commerce Opportunities

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article image  PR: The U.S. Embassy Islamabad, in conjunction with the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA), hosted a day-long seminar on financial inclusion and e-commerce.  In addition to a panel discussion on financial inclusion in Pakistan, representatives from MasterCard spoke about how the company assists with establishing financial inclusion in other countries.  Another panel discussed the convergence of fixed/mobile […]…Read More

PTA approves investment in Telecom Tower-Sharing Services Company

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PR:  Today, edotco Pakistan Private Limited (edotco PK), obtained the approval of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on the change of shareholding in edotco PK by way of subscription by Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited (DH Corp) of 45% of the share capital of edotco PK, an end-to-end telecom infrastructure services company. This positive decision of the […]…Read More

PTA to launch a system to block snatched and smuggled mobile phones

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in its turn, to destroy stolen and pirated telephone from the nation is propelling another system called Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS). This progression by PTA is the correct way the same number of stolen cell phones or highlight telephones with non-standard endorsements are being used for criminal exercises. […]…Read More

Mobile Phone Assembly line issued by PTA

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Draft guidelines for issuance of “Non- Objection Certificate (NOC)” for Local Mobile Phone Assembly Line in Pakistan has been issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Guidelines, arranged under Telecom Act 1996 (Section 29) told that no terminal equipment can be directly or indirectly connected with public switched network unless approved by PTA. Draft document revealed […]…Read More

PTA to halt Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan

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PTA’s New Regulation “DIRBS” to Help Block Illegal/Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan. Since the coming of 3G and 4G telecom administrations, there is a quick influx of smart devices into Pakistan, while recent years. Regardless, the high import duty and taxes on handsets, have caused a sharp ascent in the pirating of handsets, through unlawful […]…Read More

Pakwheels.com as the main car site in Pakistan: PTA

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article image The car entry portal www.Pakwheels.comin the year 2014-15advanced as the most visited auto site in Pakistan and showed up as the third most looked web based business site within a similar period, as per issued Annual Report of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Information in the report speaks the original information the item conveyed to telecom […]…Read More

PTA covered milestone for country’s economy

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The telecom of Pakistan has achieved a milestone within a fleeting period of time with dedicated efforts of mobile companies and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). PTA and services have made Pakistan stand proudly among its regional competitors. PTA Adds Rs 1.707 Trillion in National Treasure in four Years. the revenues added annually in Pakistan’s exchequer […]…Read More

PTA and FAB take back their control from ministries

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) after taking their control back from the Cabinet Division without the permission of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) is counterproductive to the vital security interests of the state and is an anomaly. These views expressed by sources are although other three regulatory bodies whose complete […]…Read More

PTA, 3 telcos served notices for mobile phone shutdowns

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court issued notices to PTA, Telenor, Zong and Ufone in a petition against suspension of mobile phone services. The four petitioners are ordinary citizens whose lives were badly affected by suspension of mobile telecom services which happened in Islamabad. The Petitioners have urged the court to declare the practice of suspension of service as illegal. The petitioners have also sought a stay on further shutdowns, during…Read More