Government Planning to Verify Cellular Customers Data

Pakistan government is planning to re-verify cellular customers data with biometric system. All existing customers will be verified and new sims will be issued to new customers with thumb scanning verification. Telecom companies will take thumb scan from their customers which will be verified with the database of NADRA. Non-verified bogus sims will be removed.

PTA have ordered all telecom networks to stop SMS/Voice bundles

PTA have asked all cellular operators to stop all kind of SMS and Voice bundle offers. Offers such as daily, hourly, weekly, monthly etc. PTA have asked all operators to stop offering packages till 2nd September 2013. update: telecom operators said that PTA is asking to block only chatrooms like services.