LAHORE: Market forces would determine pricing and deployment of emerging technologies in the telecom sector in the country.
This was the upshot of the third global TeleCON-2010 held on Saturday. Telecommunication specialists presented ideas for deployment of next-generation technologies in order to achieve economic growth and consumer satisfaction. The theme of the conference was “Taking Pakistan to the Next Level of Technology Frontiers”. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Dr Muhammad Yaseen called for a paradigm shift in technology options to achieve service excellence.
He highlighted the stimulus in the telecom policy, from which proactive telecom operators could derive the viability of introducing new technologies which included next-level voice and data communications. Yaseen provided insight into expected challenges and invited the specialists to devise solutions for streamlining the current infrastructure network with the advancement in global telecom. He assured the telecom sector of a timely response by the PTA to all necessary revisions in the regulatory framework.