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Connecting the Unconnected

Connecting the Unconnected

A spotlight on Pakistan’s telecom sector in the backdrop of smart cities. With a teledensity of 71 percent, 133 million mobile subscribers and 31.8 million mobile broadband (MBB) subscribers, Pakistan ranks sixth in the top ten smartphone markets for growth potential. This …Continue reading

Cross-pollination: PTA shares Best Practices with International Regulators

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) hosted the Sixth Regional Regulators’ Roundtable from 18-19 July 2016 and a special 3-day International Training Program (ITP) jointly organized by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and PTA from 20-22 July 2016 in Islamabad. Delegations from 23 countries …Continue reading

PTA Connecting Communities through Modern Technologies

Pakistan’s telecom sector has been able to achieve unprecedented growth, according to Chairman PTA, Dr. Syed Ismail Shah. Secretary General International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Mr. Houlin Zhao visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters today. Chairman PTA, Dr. Syed Ismail Shah, Mr. Ioane …Continue reading

PTA, SBP signed MOU on Regulatory Framework for Mobile Banking Interoperability

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have signed an MoU on Regulatory Framework for Mobile Banking Interoperability to develop a cohesive regulatory framework that leads towards achieving the common objective of providing low-cost mobile banking services. PTA-SBP collaboration …Continue reading