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PTA Cancels Instaphone License

January 5, 2008 9:50 am 69 comments

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In breaking news, PTA has terminated the license of Instaphone with immediate effect. This comes due to the company’s failure to pay outstanding dues for the license renewal fee they agreed to in April 2005 ($291MM).

This was somewhat expected, the company has been struggling to get anywhere for the past couple of years, and over the past 6 months I have not really seen any news about it.

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  • sab maa k loory ho..

  • Can u dial 100 from ur warid after 11pm? well some companies are outta business now just like instaphone. but the companies surviving in the market too are just cutting the throats of the customers. WARID really sucks.

  • رانا عمران جاوید خاں

    All beside that its also tru that instaphone has wind up his services @ tehsil level.i am using instaphone from its begning but now in major cities its services banned by PTA.Secondly the company employee advise us to port their number.

  • well guys i was using instaphone since 2001 and a well wisher of the company but i think because of their top management instaphone now almost close.

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  • sabina syed hussaih

    i love insta phone still now.im useing this time telenor but god knows how i missing insta.since 2ooo i used insta every one said to me change your no pls but ididnt do this while insta finished.muj ko lagta ta k may insta ka nominda hon may nay 10 12 logon ko insta dilwaya or is ka injam atna borahowa socha bi na ta.i wish k insta came back and i b come again part of insta wada i missing insta very very much

  • salam insta i respect to u.u provied us long term services i know u will come agian Insh Allah.it is my pray for u.i sued u forever.Good Luck

  • السلام عليكم

    well Instaphone is a company’s name.. we Loved and still we do. but right now its a matter of the management not the name!! Management has started so many projects in Karachi and elsewhere.. Instaphone’s current management is playing in Dollars. They Bought insta ” Taakeh apnay karzay muaaf karwa sakain” i wrote this in Urdu so everyone can read and understand this FACT.

    i started this Forum and Osama knows me by now:-).. We can just say This shouldnt have Done.. all other companies are Like bugging the poor people of Pakistan and these people are so simple cz of illeteracy:-)

    Oh God Have a Mercy on Us…

  • i want instaphne back it a very good service in ams it hard may instaphone come back

  • i love u instaphone

  • zong is bakwas service warid chor ke bachy over billing moblink kuch new nai and telenor sms 2 din ke bad milta hai

  • MOBILINK= never competes with other companies it keeps sailing on its same boat, i.e ITS TERRIFS are so much higher than other companies

    UFONE= SUX, i.e kaan yahan se pakro ya wahan se rates are quite high

    TELENOR= OMG call gets free after 5, 10 or 15 mins:-D but if u think in 5-15 mins it costs u almost 15Rs/Hour.. They making fool to all Telenor coustomers

    WARID= Extra Billing + So many Hidden Charges, though m their Customer but i know how they deal.

    Zong= hmmm better in call rates but again They have so many Hidden charges which their customers can prove. I am one among them:-(


  • well i am also missing instaphone, my number was 03205452284
    its voice quality was so clear would you belive their bts site was mile away from my home but their signals quality was really great , today i am using mobilink which site is infront of my home but when i reach end corner of my home voice breaks, but ooops, afrren group bad policies……

  • Rana Emran Javed Khan

    Any body want to sale his/her instaphone no? Plz contact .

  • Raziq Yousafzai

    Rana Emran Bhai

    i have instaphone conection with a model # 3210 nokia made mobile and i want to purchase.

    any body intrested or you have some information in this regard that where i can sale out my mobile, so please kindly provide me the information


  • Rana Emran Javed Khan

    sorry Raziq bhai no one will purchaze ur set but u can port ur insta number to any network in pakistan with amazing code 0364. If old insta number is on ur name u can change ur network. i had inst number 03204644343 i ported it on zong now my number is

  • hallo asad my new no 03065396651 i mis u

  • yes but too costly before 2004 when mobile call listener pay the same amount as caller payed

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