ISLAMABAD: The assembly of the Spectrum Public sale Advisory Committee has unanimously determined to go for public sale for two,100 MHz band in 5,5 MHz bandwidth for 10 years.
The primary assembly of the advisory committee presided over by Finance Minister Miftah Ismail Wednesday additionally determined to go for public sale utilizing the present advisor’s report, at internet current worth.
The assembly of the advisory committee was attended by Minister for Data Know-how and Telecom Aminul Haq, Minister of Financial Affairs Division Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, Minister for Energy Khurram Dastgir Khan, Coordinator to the PM on Commerce and Trade Rana Ihsan Afzal, Chairman PTA, and different senior officers attended the assembly.
The committee was briefed in regards to the demand and provide and the suggestions of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) for launch of obtainable spectrum for the Subsequent Era Cellular Companies (NGMS) in Pakistan and famous that 4G penetration is growing within the nation which is sweet for the event of the IT-related infrastructure within the county.
The federal government is aiming at bettering the cell broadband companies in Pakistan as this sector contributes closely within the improvement of the nation, the finance minister stated.
On July 5, on the request of the Ministry of Data and Know-how, the ECC had authorized the structure of an public sale advisory committee to be headed by the Finance Minister to supervise spectrum public sale(s) for the NGMS in Pakistan.
In a while, the ECC determination was ratified by the Cupboard.
The phrases of reference (ToRs) of the committee included: (i) to look at and consider the market evaluation report, spectrum demand and provide and proposals of the PTA for the discharge of obtainable spectrum for the NGMS in Pakistan; (ii) to look at and finalise the coverage directive for the federal authorities for the discharge of the NGMS spectrum in Pakistan; (iii), to supervise the spectrum public sale/launch course of to be carried out by the PTA.
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