Sunday, December 4, 2022

No deadline of non-compliant mobile registration today, policy under consideration, PTA


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at
Government to decide the policy of registering non-compliant cellular phones soon and during this time period unregistered mobile phones will be active. Spokesperson of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority informed “” said that the policy soon to announce.

For the past three months, mobile users had suffered distress and adversity that the PTA will block unregistered mobile devices on January 15, but the PTA has denied of today’s (January 15) deadline.


It is pertinent to mention that thousands of non-compliant mobile phones across the country are currently in use of consumers who are waiting for the policy by the government.


Business community, specially investors of Telecom sector time and again urged the government to decide and announce considerable policy soon.


Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has urged mobile users to check status of their devices by messaging their device’s 15 digits IMEI number to 8484.


Cellular phone status can also be checked through the PTA website or by downloading the DRIBS android mobile application.

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