PTA to block illegal, smuggled mobile phones after October 20. October 14, 2018

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has started sending SMS to all mobile subscribers to create public awareness about Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS).

This has been introduced to curb illegal imports.

Any mobile device reflecting non-compliant status after 20th of this month will be blocked as per PTA/DIRBS regulations.

The System facilitate legitimate device importers and mobile device users, and improve overall security situation.