PTA busts 7 illegal telecom exchanges
KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) have jointly conducted seven raids in Lahore against illegal telecom exchanges involved in terminating grey traffic, said a PTA press release on Thursday.
The joint activity was one of the biggest operations in the recent past. In simultaneous raids conducted at different locations across Lahore huge number of telecom gateways, GSM tellulars, switches, routers, computers, and other accessories were confiscated, while two persons were apprehended. PTA has established highly advance technical monitoring system to identify such illegal activities throughout Pakistan. After identification of the illegal activity; Enforcement Division not only unearths the exact location of these networks but also launches crack down with the help of FIA to safeguard national interests.
PTA checks and monitors illegal activities on twenty-four hours basis. It uses different procedures and processes to apprehend the culprits, not only to prevent losses to the national exchequer but also to ensure severe punishment, as per provision of the law.
Source: The News