Chairman board of investment visits PTA

Islamabad, December 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State and Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), Mr. Muhammad Azfar Ahsan along with Secretary BOI, Ms. Fareena Mazhar visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters, Islamabad today. They met with Chairman PTA, Maj General Amir Azeem Bajwa (R).
During the meeting, the matter s pertaining to new investment opportunities in telecom and allied sectors wereRead More…

PTA slashes mobile termination rates 

Islamabad, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has reduced the Mobile Termination Rate (MTR) from Rs. 0.70 per minute to Rs. 0.50 per minute from 1st January 2022. Rates shall be further reduced to Rs. 0.40 per minute from 1st July, 2022. Reduction in the MTR has been made after thorough consultation with the telecom industry.
PTA is of the view that lowering of MTR would allow more competitivRead More…

Group CEO VEON visits PTA

Islamabad, November 25, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Group CEO VEON, Mr. Kaan Terzioglu visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters in Islamabad today. He met with Chairman PTA, Maj General Amir Azeem Bajwa (R). Member Finance, Mr. Muhammad Naveed; Member Compliance and Enforcement, Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar and CEO Jazz, Mr. Aamir Ibrahim were also present in the meeting.
During the meeting, the two sidesRead More…

PTA restores TikTok Services

Islamabad, November 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has restored the services of TikTok on assurances of the Platform to control immoral / indecent content. Subsequent to imposition of ban on 20 July 2021, PTA remained in communications with the TikTok management. As a result of continuous engagement, senior management of the platform assured PTA of its commitment to take necessary measures to contRead More…

President links Pakistan’s progress with digitalization of all sectors 

Islamabad, November 10, 2021 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said Pakistan’s progress was linked with extensive digitalization of all sectors, particularly education and health, and stressed fast decision-making in this regard to match the global advancements in information technology (IT). “Pakistan needs a paradigm shift in IT sector with an ability to process and analyse more data and devising theRead More…

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan calls on Chairman PTA 

Islamabad, November 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, His Excellency, and Mr. Nong Rong called on Chairman PTA, Maj General Amir Azeem Bajwa (R) at PTA Headquarters, Islamabad today. The two sides discussed matters of mutual interest, investment opportunities including enhanced cooperation in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and discussed opportunities in Pakistan’sRead More…

Meeting with TikTok held

Islamabad, November 04, 2021 (PPI-OT):TikTok Head of Public Policy-Emerging Markets and Head of Global CSR, Helena Lersch along with her team visited PTA Headquarters. The team held a detailed meeting with Chairman PTA in order to have meaningful engagement with PTA with respect to content moderation in line with local laws and societal norms.
During the meeting, TikTok senior representative highlighted various initiRead More…

PTA conducts QOS survey in Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad, October 29, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has carried out an independent Quality of Service (QoS) Survey in 18 Cities and 8 Motorways/Highways/inter City Roads of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan in order to measure the performance and quality of Cellular Mobile Operators’ (CMOs) services being provided to their customers.
During the survey, the licensed KRead More…

PTA launches mobile app to facilitate telecom consumers 

Islamabad, October 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):In an effort to facilitate telecom consumers even further, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched user friendly Complaint Management System (CMS) mobile application. The app is available on Android (Google Play) and iOS (Apple App store).
The aim of the user friendly mobile app is to provide ease and facilitation to the public for lodging complaints pertaining to Read More…

PTA-GSMA Workshop on Mobile Identity Opportunity in Pakistan 

Islamabad, October 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the GSMA, organized a workshop on 25th Oct, 2021 at PTA Auditorium, with the aim of exploring the benefits of digital Identity to consumers and businesses in order to advance the digital transformation agenda in Pakistan. The workshop was attended by PTA senior officers, representatives of all mobile operators and Infobip, a globaRead More…