PTA to officially start banning content that violates ‘decency and morality’

Upon the consultation of concerned stakeholders, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications (MOITT) has drafted a new series...

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Oct 9 · 1 min read >

PTA creates regulatory framework for IoT and 5G ecosystems

In view of the latest trends of IoT and 5G, PTA has created an industry working group. The aim...

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Oct 9 · 2 min read >

PTA blocks thousands of anti-Islamic, anti-State URLs

In a recent report to the Parliament, PTA said it had identified at least 59,712 anti-Islam URLs on different...

Oct 6 · 28 sec read >

PM Imran Khan bashes TikTok, says it spreads “vulgarity and obscenity”

According to Minister of Information Shibli Faraz, the Prime Minister has ordered government departments to ban apps like TikTok,...

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Sep 28 · 57 sec read >

PTA responds to #BanPTA gamers complaints regarding packet loss – all services working “fine”

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has responded to numerous complaints regarding packet loss. The regulator has checked with all internet...

Sep 23 · 52 sec read >

PTA drafts new regulations to promote local manufacturing of smartphones

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) drafted the “Mobile Device Manufacturing Regulations and Authorization” on Tuesday. This new set of...

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Sep 17 · 1 min read >

Tinder’s management willing to talk with PTA, Grindr CEO ‘disappointed’ with app ban

The Chief Operating Officer of Grindr, Rick Marini has expressed his disappointment in the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority’s decision to...

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Sep 4 · 1 min read >

Disrupted cellular connectivity in lesser than 6% areas of Karachi due to heavy downpour: PTA

Mobile operators are working round the clock to restore connectivity in various areas of Karachi as rains wreak havoc...

Sep 2 · 54 sec read >

PTA has blocked Tinder, Tagged and various other dating apps

In view of the negative and immoral use of certain dating and live-streaming apps, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has blocked...

Sep 1 · 54 sec read >

PTA denies rumours of AWS being blocked in Pakistan

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has taken to twitter to debunk rumours going around saying that Amazon Web Services...

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Jul 28 · 43 sec read >

PTA is going to take ‘immediate’ legal actions against non-licensed Internet Providers

Public notification has been posted by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority today via twitter according to which the illegal internet providers...

Jul 24 · 47 sec read >

The Senate Standing committee of IT is concerned over budget-cut in HEC funding

The Senate Standing Committee for Information and Technology have risen concerned regarding the budget cut for the Higher Education...

Jul 17 · 1 min read >

PTA urges users to register their VPNs by the end of June – or face consequences

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has issued a public notice stating that all users must register their Virtual Private Networks...

Jun 9 · 58 sec read >