ISLAMABAD (WEB DESK) The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday sent notices to Google and Wikipedia for disseminating “sacrilegious content”. In a press release, the regulator said that it was acting against tech giant Google after it received multiple “complaints” seen on the its search results regarding the ‘Present KhalifaRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA REPORT ) The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday announced a ban on shows dramatising crimes such as rape, murder, robberies and suicide. Addressing a press conference, Pemra chairman Absar Alam said that the authority has decided to ban such shows which re-enact crimes likeRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA ) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has disbanded Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) for content management on internet and granted these powers to regulator— PTA— with the mandate to devise effective mechanism in this regard. In the wake of blockage of YouTube in Pakistan after unwarranted release of blasphemous filmRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)  announced through print media ‘mobile SIMs in Sindh and Balochistan will only be activated through Biometric SIM Verification System as an alternative of dialing 789 after March 31, 2014. PTA through public advertisement in major newspaper informed stakeholders in compliance to GovernmentRead More →