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Wi-Tribe Ranks on Top for Broadband Services

Wi-Tribe Ranks on Top for Broadband Services

In just one year of operations in Pakistan, Wi-tribe made it way to the top on Broadband providers and awarded Grade A by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) as highest quality and fastest growing Broadband Service provider. Wateen Telecom and PTCL are on No. 2 and 3 respectively. Apart from many complaints… Read more »

Pakistan’s Telecom Sector in a Glance, 2009-10 Stats

Pakistan’s Telecom Sector in a Glance, 2009-10 Stats

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has released its annual report for the year 2009-10. Fiscal year 2010 was yet another good year for the country’s mobile industry, which contributed more than 66 percent of the Rs. 35.7 billion generated in revenue by the telecommunication sector. Despite signs of slowdown, growth has remained positive and the number of subscribes in the mobile… Read more »

Teledensity Reaches 64 Percent, PTA 2010 Annual Report

Teledensity Reaches 64 Percent, PTA 2010 Annual Report

Total tele-density of the country reached 64.08 percent in financial year 2009-2010, showing a growth of 3.5 percent over 2008-2009. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued its Annual Report 2010 highlighting achievements and performances and an overview of the telecom sector’s growth. According to the report the mobile sector has survived tough times and telecom indicators have stabilized with… Read more »

FBR Instructed to File FIR Against 4 Telecom Companies

FBR Instructed to File FIR Against 4 Telecom Companies

PAC (Public Accounts Committee) of the NA (National Assembly) has instructed FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) to file a FIR against Directors of 4 telecom companies. These companies have allegedly stolen tax worth Rs. 320 million in the year 2006 – 07. FBR is directed to come up with this… Read more »

PTA Fined Ufone 150 Million Rupees For Violating 789 SOP

PTA Fined Ufone 150 Million Rupees For Violating 789 SOP

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has fined Rs. 150 Million to Ufone for violating terms and conditions. According to the Authority, every telecom company is required to follow a verification procedure before issuing or activating any SIM. Note that this verification is carried out on the basis of data provided by NADRA…. Read more »

81,945 Mobile Phones Snatched/Theft in 2009

81,945 Mobile Phones Snatched/Theft in 2009

Citizens Police Liaison Committee has issued the report on Cell Phones thefts in the country. Karachi is the most effected city of the country. 36377 cell phone thefts or snatched have been reported in Karachi from February 2009 to January 2010. Whereas, 45568 cell phone thefts/snatches have been reported in… Read more »

PTA Restricts President Zardari’s Famous “Shut Up” Youtube Video

PTA Restricts President Zardari’s Famous “Shut Up” Youtube Video

YouTube was completely blocked in Pakistan by PTCL on Sunday without any reason/warning. People must have thought “What is going on?” Even though, YouTube was accessible through proxy websites but it remained blocked for almost 1 hour. ISPs said PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority) is responsible for the ban and they… Read more »

Show Cause Notice Issued to PTCL on Poor Quality of Services

Show Cause Notice Issued to PTCL on Poor Quality of Services

Pakistan Telecom Company Limited (PTCL) was issued a show-cause notice by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on poor services. This step was taken by PTA after a recent Quality of Services survey. A 30 days dead line has also been issued to file a reply, which would decide what necessary actions… Read more »

PTA Might Ban Chinese Handsets Without IMEI

PTA Might Ban Chinese Handsets Without IMEI

Sources say that the Chinese handsets that come with no IMEI or with dummy IMEI will be blocked by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Preliminary work has commenced on the analysis of the handsets but no confirmation of the timeline as of now. Some smaller phone manufacturing companies in China… Read more »

Prices of Off-Net Calls & SMS May Increase

Prices of Off-Net Calls & SMS May Increase

Sources that are close to the regulatory authority say that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), is considering the option of imposing the termination charges on the text messages and also friezing the Mobile Termination Rates at Rs 1.00 per minute. Imposing the termination charges on the text messages was evaluated closely… Read more »

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