PTA, 5G: Request for Spectrum Allocation Submitted

In a notable development, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has officially requested the Frequency Allocation Board to allocate spectrum for 5G technology. This strategic move is a significant step forward in Pakistan’s journey towards the deployment of 5G networks, aligning with global trends in advancing telecommunications infrastructure and connectivity. The formal request to allocate spectrum…

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Telecommunication Appellate Tribunal

Telecommunication Appellate Tribunal to Ensures Swift Resolution

In a groundbreaking development for Pakistan’s telecommunications industry, the Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication, Dr Umar Saif, has confirmed the establishment of a Telecommunication Appellate Tribunal. The move, approved by President Dr Arif Alvi through amendments in the Telecom Act, marks a historic moment in the country’s legal framework. Dr Saif highlighted that the…

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PTA Forms Committee

Telecos Roll Out SIM Disowning Charges as PTA Crackdown Intensifies

In response to directives from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), telecommunication companies, commonly known as telecos, have commenced the implementation of SIM disowning charges, effective today, with charges amounting to up to Rs. 200. The PTA, adamant on addressing the misuse of free SIM cards and curbing their involvement in illicit activities, has chosen not…

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