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After repeated delays, Pakistan readies for 3G, 4G spectrum auction in April

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In a major development, the government of Pakistan has decided to kickstart the process for the auction of 3G-4G license auction in the country as Prime Minister has approved the final policy directive for the auction to provide people with high-end and new generation information and communication technologies. "As per the final policy directive, three licenses of 10 MHz in the 2100 MHz spectrum band (3G), two licenses of 10 MHz in 1800 MHz band (4G) and one…Read More

Solar project in Punjab falls prey to bureaucratic delays

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Procedural delays and lack of required funds have emerged as biggest hurdles to execution of a flagship solar power project in Punjab. Sources close to the development disclosed to this scribe that funds have not yet been released by the Punjab government to the company tasked with executing work on the much-touted solar power park announced by the government which is planning to complete the project’s first phase by early this year. In the present situation, it is…Read More