The deadline for registering mobile devices under Pakistan Telecommunication Authoritys (PTA) Device Identification Registration & Blocking System (DIRBS) ends today on Jan 15.

According to PTA, all stolen, smuggled and unregistered devices will be blocked at midnight today.

“Those phones which have been stolen and have been reported to the authority will be blocked after midnight,” said PTA spokesperson.

PTA had earlier announced that stolen, smuggled and unregistered devices will not work after October 20, 2018, however, the deadline was extended till January 15.

Citizens can find out the status of their devices by messaging their devices 15 digits IMEI number to 8484.

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