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FBR collected over Rs. 23 Crore in revenue from imported mobile phones this year

In a recent meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecom, an official of Federal Board of...

Jul 17 ·>
Mobile users

Report fake calls and messages via this simple SMS method by PTA

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been actively working to restrict spam calls and messages who spread misleading info on...

Jul 17 ·>

PTA asks FBR not to collect tax on phones imported before 1st July 2019

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is collecting taxes on cellphones which international travelers brought into the country under...

Jul 16 ·>

Buy used phones on your own risk as they could be fake and not registered

Due to the implementation of DIRBS, buying used phones is now riskier than ever because of a number of...

Jul 15 ·>
Tax on phones Pakistan

Illegal Gray Trafficking setup in Islamabad raided by PTA and FIA, equipment seized

In its continuous struggle to restrict the jeopardy of illegal Gray Trafficking in the country, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)...

Jul 12 ·>

Govt considering a reduction in taxes on mobile phones

In a Senate Committee session, it was considered if the taxes on mobile phones should be further reduced. The...

Jul 12 ·>

Twitter uncooperative with Pakistani govt on illegal content removal: report

An official government document states that the management of Twitter is not cooperating with the Pakistani government in the...

Jul 10 ·>

Senate committee summons PTA & FIA over offensive content on social media

The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Technology has asked the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Federal Investigation Agency...

Jul 9 ·>

PTA & GSMA to establish capacity-building center in Islamabad

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and GSM Association (GSMA) have signed an agreement to establish the first-ever international “Capacity Building...

Jul 4 ·>

Mobile phone association decides to go on protest if Govt didn’t abolish heavy taxes on unregistered phones

The All Pakistan Mobile Phone Association (Lahore chapter) has announced its support to the association’s protest in Karachi, reports...

Jul 3 ·>

Beware! This is why you are being charged with enormous tax/duty on mobile phones in Pakistan

We recently reported that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s (PTA) Device Identification Registration & Blocking System (DIRBS), which is responsible for...

Jul 1 ·>

Mobile phone dealers protest against PTA’s policy on used phones

Around 80% of Pakistanis buy used smartphones, claimed mobile phone dealers. Mobile phone dealers in Karachi have intimidated to...

Jun 28 ·>

Framework for testing and developing 5G networks in Pakistan unveiled by PTA

The recent introduction of 5G technology has created a lot of ripples throughout the world. One of the main...

Jun 27 ·>