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Pakistan to launch 3G in first quarter of 2014

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ISLAMABAD: Secretary IT Ikhlaq Tarrar has said the 3G system for cellular users will be launched in the first quarter of 2014. He said PTA will hire the services of an international consultant for the auction of 3G licences, which will be issued in a transparent manner in the first quarter of 2014. He said […]

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3G, 4G, LTE up for grabs: Committee decides to offer neutral bands

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ISLAMABAD: The government has finalised the policy guidelines for auction of the “next generation technology spectrum”, signifying its departure from 3G range while offering a technology neutral band to investors. Headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, an Advisory Committee on Auction of telecom spectrum discussed at length the recommendations submitted by the Ministry of Information […]

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PTA virtually non-existent, SC told

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was baffled to learn on Wednesday that the entire telecommunication sector in the country was running unbridled and without effective regulation because the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority was virtually non-existent. Not only the post of PTA chairman has been lying vacant since February but important posts of its three members have also […]

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