September 27, 2019

Two Illegal Gateway Exchange Raided in Faisalabad

(Islamabad: 27th September, 2019): Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to curb the menace of illegal grey trafficking, carried out two successful raids, in coordination with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), in Faisalabad.

First raid was conducted at Ali Town, Faisalabad where 20 illegal gateway exchange, 9 TP link routers, 9 laptops, 8 Internet USB along with other allied equipment including approximately 2500 SIMs were confiscated. Four persons were arrested during the raid.

Second successful raid against gray traffickers were conducted at Barkat Pura, Faisalabad. 8 illegal Gateways, 4 laptops, 2 internet USB, and 1700 SIMs were confiscated along with other equipment. Two persons were arrested on the spot.

The successful raids against the grey operators were made possible because of continuous monitoring, proactive and persistent efforts by PTA in curtailing grey traffic.


Khurram A. Mehran

Director (PR)