Pakistan is conducting another 3G/4G Auction in the coming month March 2017


Pakistan conducts another 3G/4G Auction in March 2017:

Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication (IT&T) of Pakistan, Announced that the remaining process of the previous auction will be held at the end of the March (2017), the auction is about the telecommunication (4G) service.

Turkish ambassador and the Pakistani minister Anusha Rehman meeting 3G/4:

The minister of Pakistan Anusha Rehman had a meeting with Turkish Ambassador and they announce that the other 3G/4G Auction to be held in Pakistan. The number of Pakistani users (3G/4G) in November 2016 was 36.41 million, while it rose to 37.57 million.


Overview of the Turkish ambassador and the Pakistani minister Anusha Rehman meeting was that she also briefed about the NGN (next generation network services),  Pakistan and the Turkish ambassador provided the information about the telecom operators that the 800 MHZ frequency spectrum, In which the government wants to sell it out.
In 2015 auction the PTA (Pakistan telecommunication authority) was told that the another auction will proceed in 2017.

In the first online auction, the telecom operators sent bids and then using the portal, Which is secure. This is provided by the Pakistan telecommunication authority, Which was held at the Marriott Hotel. In which the Moblink and the Zong Pakistan cellular network each won the 3g spectrum which frequency range is 10MHZ.

The other network Ufone and the Telenor won the 5 MHZ 3G spectrum in the range of 2100 MHz. And the 4G spectrum also wins the Zong network, Which spectrum is 1800 MHz band. Warid did not participate in this auction.

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