Karachi: As PTA has projected for the 3G cellular technology they are also planning to sell the 4G spectrum in an auction. Pervez Iftikhar the former Universal Service Fund chief has said that if they would sell the 4G spectrum now, the service providers will be able to provide the service within a time period of 1 year. Before that is was not able for them to provide the service.
For selling the 4G spectrum a document named Information Memorandum is being made which is on its last stage to be completed. In this document it is recommended that the 18, 00 MHZ spectrum would be sold and this is a famous brand for the 4G technology.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and some foreign consultants who belong to Value Partners Consultant Limited has said that to carry out the auction for 4G a monitoring body of the telecom sector of Pakistan is responsible.
[junkie-alert style=”white”]The Information Memorandum document is a policy document in which all the details regarding the auction of the 4G spectrum has been mentioned.[/junkie-alert]
It has been said by some officials that the waiting for government’s approval is only a formality as PTA is very much hopeful with a positive response from the government. While in its manifesto the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz government has assured to bring 4G technology in the country.