Cellcos asked to explain discrepancies in on-net, off-net tariffs




STAFF REPORT LHR: The PTA has given one month to cellular mobile operators (CMOs) to explain discrepancies in their on-net and off-net tariffs, which are leading to unhealthy competition and price wars, thus impacting the overall industry.

The telecom authority has issued a consultation paper highlighting that although CMOs have positive gross margins, some are sustaining losses.

Moreover, consolidation in the industry is taking place to deal with such low tariffs.

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PTA sprints for consumer cognizance on cellular & broadband tariffs


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has jumped high in the establishment of awareness of consumers on tariff-related issues on mobile and in addition broadband tariffs.

Senior official of PTA said while commenting on the facility, "The upgraded section on Customer Awareness Bulletin on Cellular Tariffs’ for Postpaid and Prepaid accessible on the official site of PTA give the points of interest of current tariff bundles for particular classes so that the

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PTA sprints for consumer cognizance on cellular & broadband tariffs


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has jumped high in the establishment of awareness of consumers on tariff-related issues on cell and in addition broadband tariffs.

Senior official of PTA said while commenting on the facility, "The upgraded section on ‘Customer Awareness Bulletin on Cellular Tariffs’ for Postpaid and Prepaid accessible on the official site of PTA give the points of interest of current tariff bundles for particular classes so that the

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PTA rolls up sleeves to control defiant CMOs tariffs


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,

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