Tag: CMOs

PTA rolls up sleeves to control defiant CMOs tariffs

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Given that complaints concerning hidden charges imposed by the Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) are on the rise, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is rolling up its sleeves to control call tariffs again that were de-regulated in 2004. On the very first day of new year, PTA had showed its intention by issuing instructions to all CMOs for immediate discontinuation of call set-up fee that was recently imposed by them. Now, a top official of the authority,…Read More

PTA allows all CMOs to use 3G spectrum on test basis

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has so far decided to grant permission to all Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) to use 3G spectrums on test basis and also wrote a letter to the Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) in this regard. According to sources, PTA in its letter has recommended granting permission for use of 3G-spectrum frequency on conditional basis to all CMOs prior to the much-delayed spectrum auction for next generation. If the board allows, the CMOs…Read More

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