Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has released Information Memorandum (IM) for use of spectrum in the 850 MHz range and to grant the successful bidders rights to establish, maintain and operate Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) and to provide Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) across Pakistan. The process of the award is named as the Next Generation Mobile Services Award (NGMSA). This Information Memorandum (IM) from PTA sets out the rules, process, planned timetable and other background information to help prospective Applicants to decide if they wish to apply to participate in the NGMSA. Hence, the document aims to provide operators with auction details.
PTA Releases Information Memorandum for 850MHZ Spectrum
PTA also provided an overview of the Pakistan’s telecommunication sector in the Annexure A. Prospective applicants are advised to seek their own expert advice on whether or not to participate in the award process and on any other matters concerning financial, legal, technical or other implications of the award process and associated policies.
For Information Memorandum (IM) Please Visit: PTA
PTA may also conduct an information session for prospective applicants to explain the auction process and rules and other details. This information session will take take place soon and will be announced by PTA. Its only purpose will be to clarify any questions that prospective applicants may have about the application process and auction itself.