ISLAMABAD: A ban on popular online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) was lifted Thursday by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) after a meeting with the representative of the game’s data controller company.
The PTA said it met with the legal representatives of the Proxima Beta Pte Ltd (PB), the data controlling company, who apprised Pakistani officials “on response to queries raised by PTA with respect to controls put in place by PB to prevent misuse of the gaming platform”.
“The Authority expressed its satisfaction on measures adopted by PB so far, and emphasized on continued engagement and a comprehensive control mechanism.
“The representative of the company welcomed PTA’s feedback on the issue and assured that the concerns of PTA would be taken into account. In addition, the company requested PTA to unban PUBG,” the PTA added.
“Keeping in view the positive engagement & response of the company, the Authority has decided to unban PUBG,” the PTA said on Twitter.