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Further extension in VPN registration deadline till 30th September

July 31, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): In order to facilitate businesses and the public for registration of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to further extend the VPN registration deadline for a period of two months till…

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Amazon web services are not being disrupted

July 28, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, July 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): With regards to the disruption in Amazon Web Services reportedly faced by some users recently, the impression being created on social media that it was due to the PUBG ban is wrong and baseless. The…

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority issues detail order on PUBG

July 27, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, July 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): PTA has issued a detailed order regarding blocking of online game PlayerUnknown’s Battle Ground (PUBG). The order has been issued in accordance with Islamabad High Court’s orders after a hearing conducted by PTA on July…

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority issues detail order on PUBG

July 27, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, July 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): PTA has issued a detailed order regarding blocking of online game PlayerUnknown’s Battle Ground (PUBG). The order has been issued in accordance with Islamabad High Court’s orders after a hearing conducted by PTA on July…

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Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir visits Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

July 27, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, July 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Mr. Shehryar Khan Afridi visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters. Chairman PTA, Major Gen. Amir Azeem Bajwa (R) briefed him about the various PTA activities and initiatives being undertaken with…

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Illegal gateway exchange raided in Sargodha

July 21, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, July 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): In its continuous efforts to curtail grey telephone trafficking, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in coordination with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), carried out a successful raid in Sargodha. The raid was conducted at Chak no. 25…

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PTA issues final warning to TikTok and blocks BIGO App

July 21, 2020 | English, General, Official News

Islamabad, July 21, 2020 (PPI-OT): Number of complaints had been received from different segments of the society against immoral, obscene and vulgar content on social media applications particularly TikTok and Bigo, and their extremely negative effects on the society in…

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Meeting with Facebook on Citizen Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 held

July 6, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, July 06, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Consultation Committee on Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 held a meeting with Facebook via video conference on 29th of June, 2020 on continuation of the ongoing consultation process over Citizens Protection (Against…

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Further extension in mobile device blocking deadline during corona virus pandemic

June 5, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 05, 2020 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has further extended the deadline for blocking of mobile device IMEIs till 3rd July, 2020 for all GSMA valid IMEIs seen on mobile networks but currently not registered with PTA. The extension…

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Illegal gateway exchange raided in Lahore

May 11, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): In its continuous efforts to curtail grey telephone trafficking, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in coordination with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), carried out a successful raid in Lahore. The raid was conducted at Civic Centre, Garden…

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PTCL to improve broadband services in former tribal districts

May 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has directed PTCL to enhance voice and broadband services network in erstwhile FATA districts of KP province to facilitate people of the area for online education and other web-based services. As…

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PTA’S contributing efforts to tackle COVID-19

May 7, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): In light of present Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) continue to send Corona Virus awareness messages to subscribers across Pakistan. 1028.5 million Corona Virus awareness messages have…

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