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PTA introduces means to block spam, unwanted calls and messages

The Pakistan Telecommunications Bureau (PTA) has recently introduced measures to allow the public to block spam and unwanted calls and messages.

According to the report Published by GeonewsIn this regard, the PTA has issued an official notice, which is generally informed that “unnecessary calls and messages can be confusing, but measures have been taken to minimize them.”

Block of telemarketing communications

Those who do not want to receive telemarketing related messages can register their number in the PTA’s Do Not Call Register (DNCR).

All they have to do is “regAnd send an SMS to 3627.

The notification has been added that users can contact their respective service providers if the issue persists.

If you want to receive the telemarketing communication message again, click “unregWill be sent to 3627.

Blocking spam / one-sided communication

Anyone who wants to block spam or one-sided communication can enter the spammer’s cell number, give it a space, paste the received message and SMS it to 9000.

Block offensive / unknown calls and messages

Users who are tired of offensive and unknown calls and messages can now dial * 420 # (for Jazz, Telenor, and Ufone subscribers) or 420 (for Zong subscribers) to block them. became.

In addition, the PTA advised users not to provide personal information such as account numbers, passwords and other information in response to unknown or unexpected calls or SMS.



PTA introduces means to block spam, unwanted calls and messages

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