The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended the mobile phone registration period to 90 days, clarifying that there is no restriction on the use of video conferencing applications for educational institutions and businesses.
Responding to questions asked by educational institutions about starting online classes, PTA said that all institutions and businesses have legal voice over Internet protocols (VOs) to carry out online activities without interruption. IPs) and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and video conferencing applications, and do not require additional permission.
PTA said that "all legal VoIPs and VPNs for virtual education and business applications such as WhatsApp, Skype, Google Mats, Zoom, Blue Jeans, Cisco WebX, TeamViewer, Meraki VPN, etc. Are available for use '.
Several senior Internet service providers are confused about conference calls and online classes for the academic and business sector, a senior official said.
Officials said calls to overseas are required at some business meetings and it has been made clear that voice transmissions can be obtained from licensed service providers and licensed LDI operators.