LAHORE – Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued directive for allowing maximum of five SIMs against one CNIC of any operator.

It has been learnt that mobile cellular companies have received new orders of the PTA and are evaluating their options for the implementation of the order.

Before this directive, each CNIC holder could own 10 SIMs of one operator or 40 SIMs of 4 cellular operators at most. But according to the new rule, one customer will be able to hold maximum of five SIMs against his/her CNIC of one or multiple operators.