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Is Pakistani Government Planning to Block Facebook?

Advertisements After the filling of a petition by the civil society in the Islamabad High Court, there are rumors that government is planning to block Facebook temporarily in Pakistan. Advertisements A strong aggression in masses after the continuous blasphemy cases has been reported. Last month, some social activists were also …

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How to Block Stolen or Lost Mobile Sets in Pakistan?

With the advancement in technology and technical gadgets, the cases of thefts are also increasing day by day. Mobile snatching and mobile thefts are those activities that normally happens on the roads and streets of Pakistan. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has a full-fledged system of blocking lost or stolen mobile sets. …

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How to get SIM information through SIM and Online

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has provided the facility  through which information about how many SIMs registered to specific person can be checked. It enables every one to know how many SIMs have been registered in PTA database against his/her name.   Check through SMS: Open write message option of your …

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Ufone introduces UWatch, will ensure child safety

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s leading telecom service provider Ufone on Wednesday launched Uwatch, it will ensure child safety, tech related website ProPakistan reported.   According to site, the price of watch is Rs 6,999. It will keep parents updated about the whereabouts of their children. Revealing about Company’s new product,Taimur Faiz Cheema, …

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Officially YouTube opens in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has directed internet service provider to officially reopen YouTube in Pakistan, private media reported. IT ministry told private media channel that YouTube will be unblocked across Pakistan within 48 hours. Few days back, PTA had told Supreme Court in a report that after the launch …

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PTCL customers asked to get EVO, Nitro Devices verified biometrically before Dec 31

The second phase of biometric verification of SIMs in the country, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has asked all data SIM companies to get verification of their customers through biometric verification system by the end of December (December 31). Although the companies were already verifying their customers SIMs via BVS, PTCL has …

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10th Muharram/Ashura: After mobile phone services, internet services will also be suspended: Sources

As 10th Muharrman/Ashura is to be observed tomorrow (24th October), authorities are taking every best possible precautionary measurement to avoid any untoward incident, according to the latest updates, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has decided to suspend internet service countrywide. However, yet no confirmation of this has yet been made. If that happens, it …

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10th Muharram/Ashura: Cell phone services to face closure in 68 districts

The prestigious Islamic month, Muharram is ongoing and it is expected that as always it will be a holiday in public and governmental sector. Different events are organized to pay gratitude to the martyrs of Karbala. The main events are on the most prior day of the most prior Islamic month known as …

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Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan to equip with 3G, 4G internet services

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has finally gave the green signal to extend the services of 3G and 4G internet in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan according to press release of Federal Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan. People of both areas were demanding for high speed internet services …

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BlackBerry Enterprise Services to be banned in Pakistan at PTA directives

Owing to security reasons, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has asked all cellular companies working in the country to put a full stop at offering Blackberry Enterprise Services to all its enterprise customers. In the light of the letter from authority to cellular companies, BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) customers should be granted …

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Stepping towards modernity, PTA launches ‘Smart Pakistan Mobile Education Portal’

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched on Tuesday an Internet website ‘Smart Pakistan’ accessible through cell phones. The website address is ‘www.smartpakistan.pk’ will serve as a store and directory of mobile applications related to health and education etc. The Smart Pakistan initiative will also allow software developers to …

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Broadband usage leaps to 8.34 per cent in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Broadband pervasion in Pakistan has risen to 8.34 per cent as of March 2015 much higher than 1.95 per cent at the end of the same period last year. This massive increase in broadband penetration can be attached to Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) spectrum auction as mobile broadband …

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27.5 million unverified SIMs blocked by PTA

As to maintain security measurements, under NAP National Action Plan, Biometric Verification System (BVS) was initiated by government. 27.5 million of unverified active SIM’s were blocked, as per policy the last date date for SIM verification was May 15, which was earlier revised for convenience of public. Total number of …

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PTA extended last date of sim verification till May 15

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ahmad has extended the date for the bio-metric verification of SIMs till May 15. The decision was taken in a high level meeting in Islamabad today.  Nisar said in the meeting that ‘No’ further extension will be given to the mobile phone companies for the …

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