Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Pakistan telecom regulator OKs Mobilink-Warid merger

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 24 May 16

PTA imposes a number of conditions on merged entity designed to protect competition in Pakistan.

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Monday gave its approval to Mobilink's planned acquisition of rival Warid Telecom, subject to certain conditions. Having assessed the impact of the merger on Pakistan's mobile market, looking at pricing of services, spectrum allocations and licensing, amongst other things, the PTA said it approved the companies' request to merge…

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Monday gave its approval to Mobilink's planned acquisition of rival Warid Telecom, subject to certain conditions. Having assessed the impact of the merger on Pakistan's mobile market, looking at pricing of services, spectrum allocations and licensing, amongst other things, the PTA said it approved the companies' request to merge…

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