December 10, 2015

Lists of illegal and legal cordless phones

It is stated in public interest that use of DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication) 6.0 cordless phones is not allowed in Pakistan as these cordless phones are causing interference in licensed frequency spectrum. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has informed general public through a number of mass media campaigns and SMS broadcast that use of DECT 6.0 cordless phones is illegal. Users of DECT 6.0 cordless phones are requested to stop use of the cordless phones and submit them to PTA Zonal Offices located in all Provincial Capitals or PTA Headquarters, Imamabad.


Telephone users, who are willing to use cordless phones, can use 2.4GHz cordless phones. The use of 2.4GHz cordless phones is legal. At time of purchase of cordless phones, do insist shopkeepers to offer 2.4GHz cordless phones only. Details of illegal DECT 6.0 cordless phones and legal 2.4GHz cordless phones available in markets are given below for information of public, without any prejudice.


1. Illegal 1.9GHz DECT 6.0 Cordless Phones
2. Legal 2.4GHz Cordless Phones