ISLAMABAD (Web News) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has reviewed the existing Broadband Quality of Service Regulations, 2014 and has issued revised Fixed Broadband Regulations after due consultation with all the stakeholders. The Regulations shall be known as “Fixed Broadband Quality of Service (QoS) Regulations, 2022”. These regulations have been updated keepingRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Continued efforts by PTA and telecom operators to restore connectivity in flood affected areas has resulted in further reduction of non-functional sites count to 339 (0.6% of the total sites across the country). Moreover, optical fiber backhaul to provide nation-wide connectivity has been fully restored.Read More →

Meta’s educational ‘Chai Chats’ series is set to foster digital literacy in Pakistan ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Meta, in collaboration with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), has launched an educational series, ‘Chai Chats’ to create awareness among young Pakistani Facebook users on digital literacy and social cohesion through improvedRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) With regards to news appearing in a section of media regarding new Domain Name System (DNS) implementation by PTA, it is clarified that PTA has only implemented an automation of blocking of unlawful content as mandated to PTA under PECA 37. Contrary to the claims,Read More →

Islamabad ( Web News ) MICO World Limited, a social media company, registered itself with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) under the “Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules, 2021”. MICO World Limited, a Hong Kong based company, has been registered by PTA as a SignificantRead More →

Starlink Not to Charge Advance Money from Pakistani Users ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) informs the general public that satellite broadband provider Starlink has neither applied for nor obtained any license from PTA to operate and provide internet services in Pakistan. Therefore, general public is advisedRead More →

Registration of Social Media Companies ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Under the “Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules, 2021”, significant social media companies are required to register with PTA. In this context, Joyo Technology Pakistan Pvt Ltd (Snack Video) and BIGO Service Pakistan PvtRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The license signing ceremony for Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Batistan was held here today. Three Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs); CMPak (Zong), Telenor Pakistan and PTML (Ufone) have been issued new licenses for the spectrum secured in theRead More →

Currently seven entities are regulating media in Pakistan. Social media is regulated by the PTA, press is managed by the Press Council, PEMRA deals with the electronic media, labour regulations are looked after by Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees, while the Audit Bureau of Circulation deals with newspapers/periodicals’ registrations ISLAMABADRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) In accordance with Mobile Device Manufacturing (MDM) Regulations 2021, PTA has issued MDM authorization to Lucky Motor Corporation Limited for manufacturing of Samsung brand mobile devices. The company had applied for authorization to setup mobile device manufacturing plant in Karachi, Pakistan where it will manufactureRead More →

KARACHI 29 Jun, 2021 (Web News) Updated: TikTok Pakistan Explains TikTok has robust policies, processes and technologies in place to review and take action on violative content. We first became aware of the court case and the Sindh High Court’s judgement yesterday, and are currently considering its implications. – TikTokRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has conducted a nationwide mobile Quality of Service (QoS) bench marking test from February 2021 to March 2021 in different cities, towns and roads throughout Pakistan to assess the quality and performance of Pakistan’s mobile networks in line with the latestRead More →