Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked or stopped more than 0.2 million Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, and through its International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI)1,382 mobile SIMs blocked which was unregistered or fakely regisrtered alo 3,160 phones/devices numbers within 1 month
This is called grey traffic and due to this menace PTA and national exchequer suffering loss of billions every month
PTA Chairman Dr Syed Ismail Shah at Islamabad in meeting presented a review about The grey traffic monitoring system. This system is in operation since early October 2013 and the use of sensors ensures to automatically block the IPs which are prohibited or are not include in the PTA’s whitelist.
The government launched that worth $27 million grey traffic monitoring equipment and handover to PTA to curb the illegal voice and data communications which is a menace of grey trafficking and causing loss of billions to the national exchequer.
Grey Traffic Monitoring Committee is now in position After the installation of the grey traffic monitoring equipment to an extreme level audit of the whitelist IPs. Now the list of IPs reduced from 51,000 to just 10,360. The PTA open 24×7 complaint centre at its Islamabad headquarters. Now you can submitt that complaints through toll free number (080055055), email (firstname.lastname@example.org), through free sms (668) and fax (051-2878127). If you see a local number on your screen but after receiving call you know that this is in international call this is another fake ID module system, you should report this number which will not only block but also consider to be illegal.