Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to control grey trafficking unearthed another illegal gateway exchange in Karachi.
According to details, a successful raid against the grey operators was carried out along with FIA team at North Nazimabad, Karachi. During the raid, an illegal exchange comprising of 18 illegal gateways, hundreds ports, 2 PCs, 2 laptops, a Wi-Tribe modem, seven network switches, and hundreds of SIMs were confiscated. One person was arrested from the spot and was in FIA custody for further investigation.
The successful raids against the grey operators were made possible because of continous monitoring, commitment and persistent efforts by PTA in curbing the menace of grey traffic thus curtailing the loss to the national exchequer because of grey traffickers in the country.
(Khurram A. Mehran)