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PTA, Pakistani mobile operators send more than 1 billion COVID-19 awareness SMS

Monday 11 May 2020 | 09:53 CET | News
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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and mobile operators sent coronavirus awareness SMS to subscribers across Pakistan. According to the PTA, nearly 1.028 billion coronavirus awareness messages have been sent since 19 March in Urdu, English and regional languages to mobile users across Pakistan.

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Companies: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority
Countries: Pakistan
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