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Pakistan orders PTA to curtail operation of Afghan mobiles

Monday 28 April 2014 | 13:12 CET | News
The Pakistani government has ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to curtail the operations of Afghan mobile phones in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa because of security issues, Dawn reported, citing informed sources. According to the report, more than 40,000 Sims of Afghan mobile telephone companies are operating inside Pakistani territory and using international roaming services to make and receive calls. The Sims also work on local Afghan networks in certain Fata regions, which are close to the Afghan border. Interior Minister

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority / Ufone / Zong
Countries: Pakistan
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