Cellular industry starts biometric verification of SIMs

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: All cellular mobile operators (CMOs) have initiated the biometric re-verification process of around 103 million mobile phone SIMs as part of the government’s newly devised National Action Plan to counter terrorism. Retreating reiterated its commitment towards national security by initiating the biometric re-verification process of SIMs, Mobilink, Telenor Pakistan, Ufone, Zong and Warid through […]

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PTA likely to issue 3G/4G licences on World Telecom Day

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: A ‘licence issuance ceremony’ is on the cards, scheduled for Saturday (World Telecom Day), to celebrate what the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) describes as “the successful auction of 3G and 4G spectrums”. Well-placed sources in the Telecommunication Ministry told Daily Times that the PTA might issue licences of 3G and 4G spectrums on the […]

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Two members of IT ministry restored

Pakistan Press Foundation

By: Abrar Mustafa ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has restored two members of Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom (MOITT). Kamran Ali, member legal, and M. Amir Malik, member IT, were suspended during interim government period due to their refusal to obey orders from high-ups for appointing two proposed members for the board […]

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