PTAs blocking websites criteria unclear

STAFF REPORT IBD: Delay in blocking of websites objectionable’ has always been an issue for the internet surfers but at the same time the blockade of those website that do not carry any objectionable’ stuff, too, has confused rather surprised the internet users as the telecom watchdog, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority) has not yet come up with any clear criteria of blocking certain websites.More recently, the telecom authority has directed all ISPs to block 15 YouTube links reportedly on

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PTAs Effort on Illegal Use of Frequency and Jamming Devices

Islamabad: Frequency Spectrum is a scarce and highly expensive national resource and under Telecom (Re-Organization) Act 1996, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has to ensure that the rights of the licenses and telecom users are duly protected. Therefore, PTA carries out extensive field surveys to identify illegal/unauthorized users of frequency spectrum and coordinates for vacation. In addition, for certain persistent unauthorized users, PTA and FIA conduct joint raids for vacation and

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Wateen Telecom tops PTAs QoS survey on broadb and

STAFF REPORT IBD: Wateen Telecom has been ranked the number one wireless broadband service provider in Pakistan.In pursuance of the PTA’s role to safeguard of consumer interests and growth of quality broadband services, the regulatory authority carried out the second nationwide Broadband Quality of Service (QoS) Survey of all wireless and wireline service providers throughout the country.Wateen Telecom, with its vision of enabling every man, woman and child in Pakistan through cutting edge

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PTCL tops PTAs broadb and QoS survey

STAFF REPORT IBD: The PTCL is leading all operators in Pakistan by providing to consumers the highest quality Broadband Internet service, reveals PTA’s second nationwide Quality of Service (QoS) 2011 survey results.The PTCL has been placed in category A (more than 95 per cent) at Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Quetta, and in category B (more than 80 per cent) at Karachi for the 1Mbps wire-line broadband service.The survey was carried out in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi/

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