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PTA lifts ban on PUBG, Bigo

PTA lifts ban on PUBG, Bigo

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Thursday lifted the ban on online shooting game Players’ Unknown BattleGrounds after meeting and sharing its concerns with the developing company. In addition to PUBG, the regulator also unbanned the…

PUBG ban to remain in Place, says PTA

PUBG ban to remain in Place, says PTA

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Tuesday said the ban imposed on the online gaming platform Players’ Unknown BattleGround will remain in place despite orders from the Islamabad High Court to do otherwise. Over the week,…

Content concerns raised with TikTok, says PTA

Content concerns raised with TikTok, says PTA

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Friday said that it has shared its concerns with the mobile application TikTok over obscene and immoral content asking the application developing company to censure such material.  Daily newspaper Dawn…

Supreme Court hints at banning YouTube in Pakistan

Supreme Court hints at banning YouTube in Pakistan

The country’s apex court on Wednesday hinted at banning YouTube in Pakistan while hearing a case on a sectarian crime.  The court objected to the unregulated content sharing and creation on social media and lack…

Bigo app banned in Pakistan; TikTok warned

Bigo app banned in Pakistan; TikTok warned

The government on Tuesday shut down the streaming application Bigo while warning that it will place a similar ban on TikTok as well on the grounds that the two are being used to distribute “immoral,…

Petition to ban TikTok moved in court

Petition to ban TikTok moved in court

A Pakistani lawyer on Wednesday approached the Lahore High Court seeking a ban on the popular video application TikTok on the grounds that it promotes vulgarism and wastes time of the teenagers and elders using…

Telecom regulators bans PUBG in Pakistan

Telecom regulators bans PUBG in Pakistan

The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) on Wednesday temporarily banned the infamous game PUBG following complaints from families and policy makers.  The decision was taken after “numerous complaints against PUBG wherein it is stated that the…