PTA extends deadline of blocking mobile phones by 2 months

ISLAMABAD: Upon the bearings of Senate Standing Committee on data innovation (IT), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) consented to broaden the due date for blocking unregistered mobile phones by two months.

The Senate body, amid a meeting on Thursday, revealed to PTA Chairman Mohammad Naveed and Director Talib Dogar who had showed up before the members that open was not legitimately mindful of the move and requested that a awareness campaign be propelled for the majority.

Its Minister, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui of MQM-P was absent amid the meeting. Be that as it may, to choose assist on the issue, the advisory group individuals guided the cell phone organizations to show a point by point preparation at the following meeting of the panel when the Federal Minister may show up in the following session.

Earlier, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority declared that all unregistered cell phones the country over will be blocked after October 20.