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3G auction success depends on rational measures

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KARACHI: To realise heavy foreign investment prospects through spectrum auction, the government of Pakistan should address the stakeholders’ considerations by logical and rational policy and regulatory measures, said industry experts. Experts said that offering diverse and complete spectrum combination can attract higher bids instead of creating artificial scarcity in a bid to boost auction yields. […]

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SIMs: security concerns

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AS a law-abiding citizen, I checked up using the 668 SMS facility, about the number of SIMs on my name. I was shocked to discover that there were two extra SIMs than the ones I actually have. These extra SIMs had been discontinued and disconnected some five to six years ago by me. I contacted […]

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Telecom sector’s outflows reach $390.9m

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By: Mehtab Haider ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s telecom sector has witnessed net outflows of $390.9 million in the outgoing financial year, official sources told the News on MondayExperts said that puts a big question mark on the the PML-N government’s plan to auction Third Generation (3G) technology to fetch around $1 billion in licence fees. The raising […]

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