PTA Wants You to Report SPAM sms and Calls

Through a public notice in newspapers, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has warned marketers to not to send unconsented, unwanted, fraudulent, misleading, SPAM and/or illegal text messages or calls to mobile phone consumers.

PTA said that those who will not stop doing so may face legal consequences according to the law.

In the same notice, PTA has asked consumers to report any such SPAM message/call to PTA.

How to Report SPAM/Unwanted SMS/Calls?

If you get any SPAM message or call that you never subscribed, or any call/SMS that you don’t want to get again – then SMS following details to 9000

  • Sender’s cell number
  • Your cell number
  • Any details that you may want to add

Send this information to 9000 – and leave the rest for PTA.

Note: Charges for sending an SMS to 9000 are 10 paisas (including tax).

You can read the complete notice below:

SMS_Marketing_PTA_Notice