Posts tagged as: PTA

Anti-Islami film: YouTube blocked in Pakistan

On directives of the Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, the Ministry of Information Technology (IT) has blocked video sharing website YouTube after it declined to the remove the anti-Islam video. A statement issued by the premier said, “The block will remain in place until the anti-Islam film is removed. Blasphemous content will not be tolerated […]

Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry orders blocking of anti-Islam videos

Directing Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block links to all blasphemous videos including a recently uploaded anti-Islam movie on YouTube, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry asked it to take down all the relevant material. Moreover, the chief justice directed the authority to take down all profane material that disrespects Islam or Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in […]

Unpaid income tax dues: FBR freezes PTA Accounts

Unpaid income tax dues: FBR freezes PTA Accounts Islamabad: (Tuesday, May 29, 2012) In a bid to achieve its otherwise over ambitious revenue collection, the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) has started to make frantic efforts. In this regards, it has decided to not to give further relaxation to the institutions that have been witnessing […]

5th Pakistan TeleCON 2012 on April 19 in Karachi

KARACHI: April 5, 2012 – SHAMROCK Conferences International has announced its 5th Annual Pakistan Telecommunications Conference 2012 (TeleCON 2012) to be held on April 19, 2012 in Karachi. The theme of the conference this year, will be, “Riding the Wave of Technology and Consolidation”. TeleCON’2012 is duly endorsed by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and […]

PTCL half-year earnings stand at Rs2.84 billion

PTCL half-year earnings stand at Rs2.84 billion Wednesday, February 23, 2012: PTCL (Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited) has issues its bi-annually financial results. The companies’ half-year earnings, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 stand at Rs2.84 billion. Walid Irshaid, Cheif Operating Officer and President of PTCL, after conducting a meeting with companies’ board of […]

Pakistan and Indonesia strengthen trade ties by signing PTA

Pakistan and Indonesia strengthen trade ties by signing PTA Friday, February 3, 2012: Pakistan and Indonesia decides to take their relationship to the next level. The two countries in an attempt to further strengthen their ties signed a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). The ratification of PTA will give a boost to the trade and encourage […]

Pakistan to go 3G in March, 2012

Pakistan’s largest cellular service provider, Mobilink has shown interest to bid for the 3g telecommunications services. Rashid Khan, the president of Pakistan Mobile Communication Limited also known as Mobilink briefed the media that the firm is considering to bid for the license. He briefed, the firm “is evaluating the information memorandum of 3G spectrum and […]

FIA apprehends CPCL official for leaking information of Rehman Malik

In what appeared to be a quick response, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested an official of the Citizen Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) for allegedly leaking information of Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik. Later, a scribe of private TV channel reported the leaked informed that was used for acquiring a cellular SIM card. While speaking […]

PTA banned pornographic websites in Pakistan

PTA has finally restricted access of porn sites in Pakistan. A bold step taken by Pakistan Telecommunications Authority as pornographic websites was only adding to the annoyance in the society. PTA has provided a list to the ISP’s in Pakistan to block the frequently accessed adult sites. It is believed that more web pages will […]

Hats off to PTA for taking action against immoral sites

Hats off to PTA for taking action against immoral sites I may be proud of Pakistan because of a number of things that it has done and offered in the past, but one of the most recent reasons that made the country my pride was the banning of all immoral sites. The measures taken by […]

PTA Chairman found sending abusive texts to employee, case pending

Dr. Mohammed Yaseen, who proposed the 1500 list of words to be banned, was found having sent a number of texts with extremely obscene language. It seems that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, have another controversy on their hands as Dr. Muhammad Yaseen, the Chairman of PTA, finds himself in the spotlight for all the wrong […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s (PTA) new drama!

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s (PTA) new drama! PTA spokesman Mohammed Younis Wednesday denied the existence of the plan, which has met with derision from mobile phone users in the country. "If at all we finally decide to go for this process, then we will prepare a list in consultation with the mobile operators," Younis told a […]


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