PTA’s Show Cause Notice to Zong (Copy)

We recently reported about Pakistan Telecommunication Authority issuing a show cause notice to Zong. Despite all the efforts, we were denied an official response from involved parties.

However, now we have the copy of the notice with us according to which Zong was alleged to have illegally accepted 2.2 million international calls accounting for 11 million minutes through IPs that were originally allocated to them for provision of GPRS/EDGE services.

Notice said that authority had identified these international incoming calls through Grey Trafficking Monitoring System that was installed under ICH directive with an investment of 30 million US dollars.

Notice said that, if found guilty, regulator could impose a fine of Rs, 350 million on Zong.

PTA told ProPakistani that Zong has clarified its viewpoint to authority.

Since the matter is in court, we are bound to hold our opinion but we can at least tell you that this show cause notice is somehow related to issuance of LDI license to Zong, ICH and an individual.

Below is the copy of the show cause notice:

 

Show-Cause-Notice-01 Show-Cause-Notice-02

 

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  • Tabish Ikram

    very nice PTA…

    • Ahsan

      Isn’t that ICH has been dissolved my IT ministry, if not can any one give us follow up on ICH fate… Much appreciated

  • Ahmed Habib

    PTA baji my PTCL net khrab 2 din sy idhar bhi tawajo kren!!

  • qamar

    i m wonder why propakistani is always against of zong.if there is some news against zong propakistani is always forfront but if zong do good propakistani pick reservation in it e.g zong got 3g 4g licences launched 4g propakistani just gave the news and also showed reservation against zong but warid that was not participated in auction and launching 4g propakistani gave it full coverge and in last post also showed speed test and showed that it is very fast.i think ufone and warid are paying to propakistani plz be neutrel. yaar.

  • qamar

    i m wonder why propakistani is always against of zong.if there is some news against zong propakistani is always forfront but if zong do good propakistani pick reservation in it e.g zong got 3g 4g licences launched 4g propakistani just gave the news and also showed reservation against zong but warid that was not participated in auction and launching 4g propakistani gave it full coverge and in last post also showed speed test and showed that it is very fast.i think ufone and warid are paying to propakistani plz be neutrel. yaar.

    • Stone

      it’s probably bcoz of your high class Ch”english” or Chinese English :)

  • Kunnka

    PTCL ko b check kr lein

  • Atif

    As U sow so shall you reap. for zong :-p
    zayada oonchi uraan mat uro, ookaat mein raho chineese company

  • Safdar Imam

    Enforcing ban on IP telephony is like trying to arrest the Air. You can control for some time some where against some one but not every time, everywhere for everyone. Such type of regulation is neither fair nor sustainable. Why to keep the avenue of illicit money (price arbitrage) open and become a Gatekeeper of heavenly business. For international voice service, PTA should fight grey business by using economic regulation (cost based tariffs) instead of police regulation (penalties and arrests). We know that how people can easily bypass police regulation in our country.

  • Safdar Imam

    Enforcing ban on IP telephony is like trying to arrest the Air. You can control for some time some where against some one but not every time, everywhere for everyone. Such type of regulation is neither fair nor sustainable. Why to keep the avenue of illicit money (price arbitrage) open and become a Gatekeeper of heavenly business. For international voice service, PTA should fight grey business by using economic regulation (cost based tariffs) instead of police regulation (penalties and arrests). We know that how people can easily bypass police regulation in our country.

  • adnan

    adnan

  • adnan

    adnan