Articles Tagged “Pakistan Telecommunication Authority”

  • PTCL gets notice over poor quality of service

    PTCL gets notice over poor quality of service

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued Show Cause Notice to initiate proceedings against M/s PTCL on showing poor quality of service, based on the results of the joint Quality of Service (QoS) Survey conducted recently by PTA. PTA has given 30 days time to PTCL to submit the reply. Based on the outcome PTA, under the Telecom Act, reserves the right to proceed legally.

  • PTA says it isn’t spying, aims at curbing illegal traffic

    PTA says it isn’t spying, aims at curbing illegal traffic

    A spokesperson of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has said that PTA has neither formed any regulations nor it intends to monitor any personal communication including mobile phones, emails and SMS. The spokesman clarified that it was never a mandate of PTA to monitor landline telephones, mobile phones, emails and SMS hence question of freedom of expression does not arise in this particular case.

  • PTA recovers 30 illegal jammers in Pakistan

    PTA recovers 30 illegal jammers in Pakistan

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in collaboration with Federal investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested two sellers involved in illegal sale of jammers in Karachi. This initiative is part of the pursuance of PTA’s efforts against illegal sale of jammers. PTA carried out extensive survey and upon investigation and confirmation, successful raids were conducted by PTA and FIA on different shops at Karachi Electronic Market in Saddar.

  • Broadband Stakeholders Group marks out Pakistan’s future broadband roadmap

    Broadband Stakeholders Group marks out Pakistan’s future broadband roadmap

    The second meeting of Broadband Stakeholders Group (BSG) constituted by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) was held today at PTA Headquarters, Islamabad. Chairman PTA Dr. Mohammed Yaseen chaired the session; participants included senior management of telecom companies, service providers and software association. Broadband is considered as a key enabler for enhancing social and economic productivity of a country. Broadband is critical to the delivery of private sector services and applications in commerce, telecommunication and banking.

  • Telephone Numbers of Karachi and Lahore successfully changed to 8 digits

    Telephone Numbers of Karachi and Lahore successfully changed to 8 digits

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), has devised a comprehensive numbering plan to accommodate growing telephone users especially in the major cities of the country. As part of the plan, the fixed line numbers of PTCL, NTC as well as Wireless Local Loop (WLL) numbers of Karachi and Lahore has successfully been changed from 7 digits to 8 digits. According to details, the digit “3” was added to all the existing seven-digit telephone numbers of Karachi and Lahore except the numbers starting from “9”, while the digit “9” was added to all the existing numbers starting from “9”.

  • Wateen & PTCL awarded WLL licenses for AJK & NA in Pakistan

    Wateen & PTCL awarded WLL licenses for AJK & NA in Pakistan

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has awarded Wireless Local Loop (WLL) licenses to M/s PTCL and M/s Wateen for three regions of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ & K) and Northern Areas (NAs) during a license signing ceremony held at PTA Headquarters today.