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IMEWE Seg-1 cable restored

Islamabad, April 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): IMEWE Seg-1 repair has been completed and cable has been powered up for the traffic, as reported by IMEWE, post repair system performance has been verified. Repeaters performance and splice loss all are as per the acceptable values. Reportedly, the shunt fault was located at 116.7 KP from Mumbai BU […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Signs Memorandums of Understanding with Centre for Advance Studies and Engineering and Institute of Space Technology

Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Centre for Advance Studies and Engineering (CASE) and Institute of Space Technology (IST) to promote telecom related research that would be beneficial for the institutions, the telecom industry as well as for the country. These MoUs would also boost mutual cooperation in the relevant fields and would enhance the industry academia linkages. Chairman PTA Dr. Mohammed Yaseen, Member Technical PTA, Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar, President CASE Dr. […]

Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority receives Best Regulatory Leadership Award Last

Islamabad: In recognition of his significant contributions for the proliferation of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the country, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Dr. Mohammed Yaseen has been awarded the Best Regulatory Leadership Award 2011 by Monthly “Teletimes”. The award was presented to him in “Teletimes International Industry Awards” ceremony held at a local hotel by Monthly “Teletimes”. Director ICT, PTA Mr. Amir Malik was presented an Excellence Award for individual contribution to Research in ICT. Lately, Chairman PTA received […]

Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority inaugurates P@SHA PKR 20 million Social Innovation Fund

Islamabad: Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Dr. Mohammed Yaseen has inaugurated “Social Innovative Fund” of PKR 20 millions of the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) for IT and ITES. Inaugural ceremony of the event was held today at PTA Headquarters, Islamabad, which was attended by Member (Technical) PTA, Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar, Member Finance (acting), Mr. Shabbir Ahmed, Ms. Jehan Ara, President of P@SHA, Mr. Badar Khushnood, Country Consultant for Google, MD PSEB Mr. Zia Imran and other senior officers […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority awards Gold Medals to the Winners of Best Research Projects on IT and Telecom

Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has awarded gold medals with cash prizes to the students of two best research projects in IT and Telecom for the year 2010. Chairman PTA, Dr. Mohammed Yaseen presented gold medals to the winners of the competition during a ceremony held at PTA Headquarters, Islamabad today. Member (Technical) Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar and Member Finance (acting), Mr. Shabbir Ahmed were also present on the occasion. The event was attended by the senior officers of the […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority wins cases against Long Distance and International Operators

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court has dismissed, with costs, writ petitions and appeals filed by LDI operators against the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and Government of Pakistan (Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom) on the issue of Payment of Access Promotion Contribution (APC) for the Universal Service Fund (USF) Regime. In the said Writ Petitions the LDI Operators had challenged the constitutionality and legality of the APC Regime as well as the Enforcement orders and Show Cause Notices issued by PTA. […]