August 20, 2011

How to Report SPAM / Unwanted SMS and Calls to PTA

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) warns SMS marketing and advertising Agencies to not to send unwanted and fraudulent SPAM text messages / SMS or calls to mobile phone users of Pakistan.

Earlier PTCL also warned its Landline / Vfone customers about hoax calls and PTA directed all CMOs to ensure provision of Voice/SMS blocking facility.

How to Report SPAM to PTA ? If you get unwanted SPAM calls or message or any call / SMS that you don’t want to get again, then send following details to 9000 via SMS
  • Your Phone Number
  • Sender Phone Number
  • Other details you may want to add
Send this information to 9000 – the complain Number of PTA.

Charges: Charges for sending an SMS to 9000 are 10 paisas.

Below is the Public Notice by PTA
PTA Public Notice To SMS Marketing and Advertising

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