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Unwanted morality brigade: PTA ban on mobile phone packages

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IT was a move that left many scratching their heads in disbelief in the first place, and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has just made it worse. Last year, the PTA issued a directive to cellular mobile operators that late-night talk and SMS packages offered at cheap rates be curtailed because it was an issue of […]

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PTA bans all chat packages on cell phones, day or night

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has instructed all the cellular operators of the country to immediately stop all kinds of chat packages, including voice and SMS, at any time of the day. According to directive No CPD-1(227) 13-PTA, dated August 29 2013 with subject ‘Directive relating to packages offered by CMTOs contrary to moral […]

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No law exists to stop late night mobile packages

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ISLAMABAD: Moralists in Pakistan had long been crying that the night packages offered by the mobile phone companies are “a bad influence” on the society. This week the matter came to a head in the Senate. Angry senators demanded that the government take action to stop the services. But how? Technically, there exists no law […]

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