Tuesday, April 16, 2024

PTA Starts Biometric Verification of Multiple Fingers to Avoid SIM Fraud

For security purposes, the Pakistan telecommunication authority (PTA) Has taken the initiative of ‘multiple-fingers’ biometric verification.

It will discourage the use of illegal SIM sales.

The number of cellular subscribers in Pakistan decreased by 0.61 million to 194.14 million by end-September compared to 194.75 million by end-August 2022.

The number of 3G and 4G users in Pakistan increased by 0.75 million from 119.84 million in end-August 2022 to 120.59 million by end-September.

Positive growth in 3G/4G subscribers is experienced in September (0.63 percent).

One of the major reasons for the decline in SIM sales in September is the Flood that caused damage in 3 provinces and affected 1/3rd of the Population.

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