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Govt ready for spectrum auction by June

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The government is all set to hold auction of remaining spectrum by the end of June, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Chairman Dr Ismail Shah announced. During a ceremony held at PTA headquarters, he said that the authority was ready for more spectrum auction which is expected to be completed by the end of June, 2016. It will further enhance quality of cellular services in the country. "The advantage of availability of 3G/4G technologies is not just the…Read More

Govt ready for spectrum auction by June

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government is all set to hold auction of remaining spectrum by the end of June, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Chairman Dr Ismail Shah announced. During a ceremony held at PTA headquarters, he said that the authority was ready for more spectrum auction which is expected to be completed by the end of June, 2016. It will further enhance quality of cellular services in the country. "The advantage of availability of 3G/…Read More

Auction of 3G/4G spectrum still hangs in balance

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The auction for next generation network spectrum (3G/4G) hangs in the balance, as InterConnect Communication, the consultant hired for the auction, has reportedly painted a gloomy picture of market readiness. According to an official in PTA, the consultant has completed the market assessment after holding a series of meetings with various stakeholders, including telecom operators in the country. After extensive exercise, the consultant has drafted a report and…Read More

Advisory Committee formed for Spectrum auction

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The government has constituted an Advisory Committee for auction of the unsold spectrum. The committee is headed by Minister of IT Anusha Rahman while Special Assistants to PM for Law, Human Rights, Secretary Finance, Secretary Law, Chairman PTA, ED FAB and Member Telecom will be the members of this committee. The inaugural meeting of this Auction Advisory Committee was held in the IT Ministry. Anusha Rahman, while chairing the meeting, stated that they are…Read More

Advisory Committee formed for Spectrum auction

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government has constituted an Advisory Committee for auction of the unsold spectrum. The committee is headed by Minister of IT Anusha Rahman while Special Assistants to PM for Law, Human Rights, Secretary Finance, Secretary Law, Chairman PTA, ED FAB and Member Telecom will be the members of this committee. The inaugural meeting of this Auction Advisory Committee was held in the IT Ministry. Anusha Rahman, while chairing the meeting, stated that they are…Read More

AUCTION OF 3G/4G SPECTRUM STILL HANGS IN BALANCE

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The auction for next generation network spectrum (3G/4G) hangs in the balance, as InterConnect Communication, the consultant hired for the auction, has reportedly painted a gloomy picture of market readiness. According to an official in PTA, the consultant has completed the market assessment after holding a series of meetings with various stakeholders, including telecom operators in the country. After extensive exercise, the consultant has drafted a report and submitted…Read More

3G/4G auction may face a year delay

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A consultant hired by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has deemed that the market will not be ready for another 3G/4G spectrum auction for at least another year. The PTA commissioned an investigation into the matter by InterConnect Communications, which submitted a report following meetings with the country’s five mobile operators as well as various other stakeholders. The report found that mobile operators are already contending with low…Read More

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Telecos want grievances addressed before spectrum auction

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: All telecom operators have jointly refused to participate into the upcoming remaining available spectrum auction unless their problems of taxations, external interference due to jammers and power generation for shifting of towers to solar energy are not resolved. The government plan to fetch multimillion dollars into national kitty through auction of remaining spectrum of Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) seems in doldrums with the latest threat given by the…Read More

PTA set to auction WLL in AJK, GB

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued an information memorandum (IM) available to be purchased of wireless local licenses (WLL) in Azad Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Biltistan (GB), which would be organized on end of this year. As indicated by the IM, PTA is wanting to embrace a bartering to honor licenses/rights to utilize range in the 1,900 MHz and 3.5 GHz groups with the order to set up, keep up and work WLL administrations crosswise over AJK and GB. The…Read More

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PTA set to auction WLL in AJK, GB

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued an information memorandum (IM) available to be purchased of wireless local licenses (WLL) in Azad Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Biltistan (GB), which would be organized on end of this year. As indicated by the IM, PTA is wanting to embrace a bartering to honor licenses/rights to utilize range in the 1,900 MHz and 3.5 GHz groups with the order to set up, keep up and work WLL administrations crosswise over AJK and GB. The…Read More

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