On the instructions of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, an SMS block system was introduced which was unnecessary and against the will of the citizens. Unnecessary SMS blocking system introduced. The PTA has also initiated measures to protect the data of citizens.
How to Block Unnecessary SMS in Pakistan
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has introduced a system for blocking marketing SMS, under which mobile companies, telemarketers will start implementing opt-in and opt-out system from July 1.
There will be a link to opt out at the end of each marketing message. Those who click on this link will be added to the SMS marketing block list. Marketing SMS will be sent only to the customers who are in opt-in list. A list containing letters and numbers of telemarketers will be prepared. All mobile phone operators will be required to submit the list to PTA by June 21.
Work has started on the policy of blocking unwanted marketing messages. Marketing SMS will not be sent against the will of citizens. Measures have also been taken to protect the data of citizens. PTA to block marketing SMS The system has been introduced for. At the end of every marketing message there will be a link for opt-out. Those who click on the opt-out link will be put in the SMS marketing block list. SMS will be sent, a list of telemarketer letters and numbers will be prepared. From July 1, mobile companies, telemarketers will start implementing opt-in and opt-out system.