Telecom Spectrum: Minister reiterates plan to hold auction  

Published: February 8, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom Anusha Rahman said that the government was committed to conducting the third round of the spectrum auction in the most transparent and professional manner just like the previous two were done. Chairing an inaugural meeting of the auction advisory committee held here, she said that during the last three years, the government has successfully done two rounds of next generation spectrum (3G/4G) auction. Rahman said that this is the last available spectrum block from the initially allocated spectrum in 2014 and is an opportunity for the telecom companies to enhance their spectrum capacity and provide high quality broadband services as per demand of the growing consumer base in the country.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 8th, 2017.

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