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Check Online How Many SIMs Are Issued On Your Name & CNIC

Check Online How Many SIMs Are Issued On Your Name & CNIC


Sumera Saeed | October 19, 2017 | category: Mobile Phones

Check Online How Many SIMs Are Issued On Your Name & CNIC. Are you worried about it that your CNIC is used by someone to issue a SIM you can easily check that how many SIMS are on your name and CNIC.  The SIMs check method is very much easy.  You can check how many SIMs are issued on your name and CNIC just write your National Identity Card (CNIC) Number and send it to 668.

How to check online?

You can also check online by visiting the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) http://cnic.sims.pk/ after open the link write your CNIC number and click on Submit. It will show that how many SIMs are issued on your CNIC.

To check whether your SIM is verified on your CNIC use the following process:

Check Online How Many SIMs Are Issued On Your Name & CNIC

Just write CNIC number without any dashes (-) and messages to all these numbers are absolutely free and no extra charges.

You can also visit any customer care centre of these mobile operators to know the details or contact through help numbers or UAN.

  • Ufone: 111-333-100
  • Telenor: 111-345-100, 345
  • Mobilink: 111-300-300, 111
  • Zong: 111-222-111, 310
  • Warid: 111-111-321, 321

 

For further updates stay tuned with daytimes.pk

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Pakistan Wants Facebook to Link Accounts with Mobile Numbers to Deal Fake Accounts


Sumera Saeed | July 11, 2017 | category: Mobile Phones

Pakistan has recommended the Facebook authorities to link the accounts with the mobile numbers in order to deal with the fake accounts that are active of Facebook and involved in creating chaos in the country.

Currently users can open the Facebook account using an e-mail, but the mobile numbers are verified via biometric verification system in Pakistan and will provide ease in tackling the fake accounts issue.

Secretary IT Rizwan Bashir said while briefing the National Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication that the fake accounts issue can be dealt easily if Facebook links all existing and current accounts are verified with phone numbers.

The meeting of National Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication was chaired by the Captain (Retd) Muhammad Safdar in the chair here on Tuesday.

On the other hand Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Syed Ismail Shah briefed the committee that they have blocked 12,977 URL accounts containing blasphemous content.

He further told that Facebook has selected the important person in order to communicate  with the PTA for taking action against blasphemous material on social media website.

Facebook was also asked to help out Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) in Pakistan by giving them with the obligatory data that they asked for.

In a response Facebook said that they have tackle the issue nearly 70 percent of 1,000 requests   received from Pakistan in 2016. Facebook further added that they will continue to support such requests.

10th-TeleCON-2017-forum

10th TeleCON 2017 forum chaired by the Minister of Telecom


Sumera Saeed | May 18, 2017 | category: Mobile Phones

Global Telecom & IT giants are undertaking major ventures in Pakistan – Anusha Rahman

The Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecommunications – Honorable Ms. Anusha Rahman Khan inaugurated the 10th Pakistan Telecommunication and ICT Conference (TeleCON 2017) as the Chief Guest. This annual forum was held by SHAMROCK Conferences International (www.shamrockconferences.net) at the Ramada Hotel in Islamabad, with the theme: “Pakistan in the wake of Revolutionary Technologies and Solutions”. The Keynote address was delivered by the Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) – Syed Ismail Shah.

Addressing the large number of enthusiastic delegates at the forum, the Minister of IT and Telecom stated that:

“It is delightful to see that global Telecom & IT giants are undertaking major ventures in Pakistan, while our country’s start-up enterprises are winning great accolades at global technology forums, with the support of incubators and incentives from the government”.

She further stated that:

“The Next-generation 3G and 4G telecom technologies are already empowering all consumer segments and industries, as we benefit from revolutionary concepts like; ‘Mobile” commerce, E-Governance, Smart-Cities, Mobile-banking, Cloud-Computing, ‘Smart’ Healthcare & Education and much more. The government is now seeking the earliest possible deployment of 5G technology in Pakistan. With the successful orchestration of this 10th annual TeleCON Forum, SHAMROCK has made great contributions in the advancement of this important industry in Pakistan.”

Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman of PTA said:

“A social and industrial revolution has taken place in our country with the deployment of fascinating new technologies. It is now the primary responsibility of the regulators and experts of telecom and IT industries, to focus on the future, enabling swift and secured consumption of massive volumes of data, whereby we can greatly enhance national productivity to accelerate progress and economic prosperity”.

Other distinguished Chairpersons and speakers included; The Chief Executive Officer of PTCL – Daniel Ritz, CEO of ICT R&D Fund – Mr. Yusuf Hussain, the CEO of IBM Cloud – Nadeem A. Malik, the CEO of Bluetech Consulting – Kashif Jadoon, Mr. Pervez Iftikhar, Ex CEO USF, the Head of Conferences at SHAMROCK – Mr. Usman Janjua and others. These learned speakers discussed critical topics like; Expansion of outreach, Fibre-Optics, rural-area connectivity, broadband, wireless-access, connectivity and Cyber-security.

An insightful panel discussion on ‘Revolutionary Technologies’ included experts like: the Chief Commercial Officer of PTCL – Adnan Shahid, the CEO of COMSATS – Jamshed Masood and Mr. Naveed Khalid Butt, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Ufone. Numerous other experts professionals and stakeholders attended this forum, sponsored by Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. (PTCL) and Wateen Telecom, while being supported by PTA, relevant ministries and the leading enterprises of this robust industry.

TeleCON is a prestigious assembly of the; industry specialists, regulators, technologists, speakers, visionaries, experts, academia, emerging media and investors from national and global enterprises and institutions. The key topics of discussion included: challenges & opportunities, fresh ideas for enhancing Foreign-Direct Investments, regulations to control cybercrime, Data Security & safer exchange of information.

Minister of IT – Anusha Rahman to address the 10th annual TeleCON 2017

Minister of IT- Anusha Rahman to address the 10th annual TeleCON 2017


Sumera Saeed | April 27, 2017 | category: Mobile Phones

The Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecommunications – Honorable Ms. Anusha Rahman Khan will be the Chief Guest at the 10th Pakistan Telecommunication and ICT Conference (TeleCON 2017)  www.shamrockconferences.net), being held on 18th May, 2017, at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad. The theme of this years’ conference is “Pakistan in the wake of Revolutionary Technologies and Solutions”.

The Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) – Honorable Mr. Syed Ismail Shah will deliver the Keynote address. Other distinguished speakers will include; the Chief Executive of ICT R&D Fund – Mr. Yusuf Hussain and the President of Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) – Ms. Jehan Ara.

The President and CEO-SHAMROCK Communications Private Limited, Mr. Menin Rodrigues stated

“Over the past decade; the TeleCON has evolved as the most prestigious platform for sharing prolific ideas and enabling timely changes in this high-tech sector, to drive stronger economic performance. Generous support from global enterprises has greatly helped in orchestrating this productive initiative, to discuss key issues, challenges and opportunities, to  expand outreach, rural area connectivity, broadband, wireless access and connectivity, while ensuring mobility, safety and security.”

A large number of experts professionals and stakeholders attend this forum, organized annually by SHAMROCK Conferences International, with the cooperation of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), relevant ministries and the leading players of the industry. It is a prestigious assembly of the; industry specialists, regulators, technologists, visionaries, experts, academia, emerging media and investors from national and global enterprises and institutions. It is equally attractive and insightful for both the telecom and ICT enterprises, operating in the private or public sectors.

The experts will discuss challenges & opportunities to equip these rapidly evolving sectors in Pakistan, with revolutionary modern technologies, available in the developed world. Fresh ideas for enhancing Foreign-Direct Investments will also be discussed and evaluated, besides insightful discussions on the much needed regulations to control cyber-crime and other challenges in the industry. Data Security and safer exchange of information will also be among the focal topics at the forum.

Uber and Careem are Banned in Punjab and Sindh

Uber and Careem are Banned in Punjab and Sindh


Sumera Saeed | January 31, 2017 | category: Autos and Vehicles

Uber and Careem Are Banned in Punjab and Sindh

The taxi-haling companies Uber and Careem  re now banned by the government of Punjab. The Punjab Government’s Provincial Transport Authority has declared that the taxi haling service providers including Uber, Careem and A-One taxi illegal and stated that a severe action should be taken against them.

In order to ban the taxi service providers in Punjab a notification by Punjab Transport Authority has already been sent to Lahore’s chief Traffic Officer. As per notification the car hailing companies are using the using private cars for services that is illegal and provincial government is facing huge financial damages due to these companies.

The notification further stated that the private cars are being used as a taxi shorn of the mandatory car-fitness certificate and route license.

On the other hand it is not confirmed yet the ban is limited to Lahore or other cities of Punjab are also part of this order.

After Punjab Government, the Sindh government has decided to take legal action against the services of mobile-applications of  taxi service providers Careem, Uber and A-One.

The Sindh government also has declared that  these private taxi haling companies are using the private cars as taxies without mandatory legal permits and their move is illegal. They have asked Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block the mobile application of these taxi haling companies.

They wrote five letters to Careem management as a warning but received no reply, said Transport Secretary Taha Farooqui. The Sindh government also said that the Uber to bring its mobile application within ‘official compliance’.

The Transport Secretary also said that the cars used by the taxi hailing companies would need to be made commercial in order to be used as taxis and the owners of the cars required obtaining fitness certificates and route permits.

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PTA Gives Approval To Xiaomi To Sell Smartphones in Pakistan


Sumera Saeed | November 29, 2016 | category: Mobile Phones

PTA Gives Approval To Xiaomi To Sell Smartphones in Pakistan

The Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has finally gets the approval from Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to sell the smartphones in Pakistan. According to PTA Spokesperson said that Xiaomi will sell three smartphones in the country including Mi Max, MI 4 and MI 5 handsets.

PTA has issued the NOC to the Chinese’s Company Xiaomi to sell the smartphones in Pakistan, after the local online retailer like Daraz, Cheezmall and Haier.

Xiaomi has fulfilled all the requirements that are set by the government and has also passed the NTISB security test.

The reports also suggested that Xiaomi will also offer the full range of its Eco products that include Power banks, MI VR and MI band 2 in Pakistan.

Xiaomi MI 4 smartphone:

PTA Gives Approval to Xiaomi To Sell Smartphones in Pakistan

Xiaomi Mi Max smartphone:

PTA Gives Approval to Xiaomi To Sell Smartphones in PakistanXiaomi MI 5 smartphone:

PTA Gives Approval to Xiaomi To Sell Smartphones in Pakistan



Mobile Phone Services to Remain Suspended On Independence Day of Pakistan


Sumera Saeed | August 13, 2016 | category: Mobile Phones

Mobile Phone Services to Remain Suspended On Independence Day of Pakistan

Interior Ministry of Pakistan has decided to suspend the Mobile phone services in Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Independence Day. In this regard the Ministry of Interior has sent a letter to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). The cellular service will remain suspended on 14th August, 2016 in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, in order to avoid any troublesome incident.

The Mobile phone service will remain close from 6:00 am to 12:00Pm on Independence Day of Pakistan.