Thursday, 08 December 2016

Pakistan could get another new 4G operator soon

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 16 June 14

Remaining 1800-MHz spectrum block could go to an existing operator or an overseas player.

Pakistan's major mobile operators were quick to snap up 3G spectrum in the country's long-awaited auction in April and are now rushing services to market. While the telcos reportedly lobbied for 4G spectrum to be included in the sale, only one of the four auction participants actually acquired 4G airwaves. And that begs the question, who will pick up the country's remaining block of 4G spectrum? &quot…

Pakistan's major mobile operators were quick to snap up 3G spectrum in the country's long-awaited auction in April and are now rushing services to market. While the telcos reportedly lobbied for 4G spectrum to be included in the sale, only one of the four auction participants actually acquired 4G airwaves. And that begs the question, who will pick up the country's remaining block of 4G spectrum? &quot…

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