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PTA lifts ban on PUBG

The decision was taken after a meeting was held between the telecom regulator and the legal representatives of PUBG company.

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The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday has lifted the ban from the online game PUBG after the assurances from the company to “prevent misuse of the gaming platform”.

According to the statement issued by PTA, the decision was taken after a meeting was held between the telecom regulator and the legal representatives of PUBG company.

“Proxima Beta (PB) representatives briefed the Authority on response to queries raised by PTA with respect to controls put in place by PB to prevent misuse of the gaming platform. The PTA expressed its satisfaction on measures adopted by PB so far, and emphasized on continued engagement and a comprehensive control mechanism”, says PTA in a tweet.

After receiving positive engagement from the company, the PTA decided to unban the PUBG, the statement added.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.