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SIM biometric verification system slows down sale of telecom operators

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KARACHI: Introduction of biometric subscriber identity module (SIM) verification and activation system slowed down the sales of telecom companies. A report suggested after initiation new mandatory SIM sale mechanism by the government on August 1, 2014 all over the country that no any SIM could be activated without verification of National Database and Registration Authority […]

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3G/4G licenses fee: over $964 million received from telecom operators

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The government has received over $964 million (about 80 percent) from the telecom operators against 3G/4G licenses fee and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will award the licenses for commercial use Thursday (today). Besides the licenses fee, the government has also received Rs 11 billion from telecom operators under tax head at the rate of 10 […]

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3G spectrum to raise GDP by at least Rs380 billion

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KARACHI: The launch of 3G/4G spectrum is likely to generate 990,000 jobs and create additional GDP between Rs.380billion and Rs.1,180 billion in the period up to 2020 in a high demand scenario according to a report by the UK based Plum Consulting, the News learnt on Saturday. Commissioned by the Pakistan government, the report titled […]

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Investment in telecom industry

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THE law and order situation and PTA’s monopoly are some issues faced by telecom operators. The telecom industry, which had a boost in the past years globally, is now facing some serious problems due to no investments. The telecom industry once was the most developed industry in Pakistan, yielding huge revenue for the state. There […]

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