PTA to Introduce New SIM Activation Method

PTA to Introduce New SIM Activation Method:

New SIM Activation Method for Pakistan:

According to details we have obtained, customer will have to present his/her original ID card at the time of purchasing new SIM. Retailor will bind this ID card number with the SIM, which will be duly verified when customer will call at 789 for SIM activation.

This procedure will also eliminate the chances if illegal sale of SIMs by unregistered sales channels.
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  1. But this is same old method, isnt it ?

    You need to a copy of your NIC to buy a sim. But i thought those guys at 789 already had access to NADRA database.

    1. No, now customer will show CNIC two times.
      One time when purchasing new connection to shopkeeper etc, second time at 789 call center.


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