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PTA auctions WLL services in AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has conducted an auction of Spectrum for Wireless Local Loop (WLL) services at Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB). PTCL and LinkDotNet Telecom Limited (LDN) participated in the auction for 3.5 GHz in TR-I (Mirpur Region). The auction was conducted in an open and transparent manner through open outcry method. LDN offered the highest bid of Rs. 10 million during the process and, therefore, was declared the…Read More

Telecom licences auctions facing regular delay

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government is yet to start the process of holding the second round sale of 3G/4G licenses as planned in the budget 2014-2015, depriving the national kitty from Rs 56 billion. The government had not announced the process of holding the auction of 3G/4G licenses despite passing of almost three quarters (July-March) of the ongoing fiscal year. The incumbent government in the budget 2014-2015 had kept Rs 56 billion in non-tax revenue in the budget, which was…Read More