BlackBerry Enterprise Service to be banned in Pakistan


Citing “security concerns,” Pakistan’s Ministry of Interior issued a directive to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block BlackBerry’s Enterprise Server (BES) beginning December 1st this year.

BES is BlackBerry’s business solution, operating in tandem with Exchange or Domino servers, the highly secure platform provides companies with autonomous, highly manageable features for BlackBerry devices as well as the applications they use, even how much access they have to different networks or services.

The PTA, in turn, sent letters to Pakistan’s mobile operators outlining …