Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has initiated the method to public sale the accessible spectrum from 1800 & 2100 MHz bands to mobile cell phone operators.
The public sale drive entitled “Spectrum Auction Pakistan 2020-21” is targeted on regulatory consistency for the buyers, cell broadband proliferation, and future sustainability of the mobile cell communication sector with an total financial progress of Pakistan.
PTA Initiate Major Spectrum Auctioning Process
PTA has began the method to rent a guide for this course of to hold out analysis on the business, the design of the spectrum, and the potential worth of the spectrum.
The guide(s)/consulting agency(s) will conduct the market examine, seek the advice of with stakeholders and advise PTA on Auction of obtainable spectrum in accordance with the RFP. Consultant(s) might be required to have related technical, monetary, authorized and regulatory experience to efficiently perform the project. Method of choice might be high quality and cost-based.
Spectrum Pricing Benchmarks for 1800 & 2100 MHz bands with the long run projections of subsequent 3 x years, concentrating on to realize total financial progress and incentivize international funding, contemplating impression of previous auctions, renewals and different related elements.
Further the public sale is geared toward spectrum rationalization / re-adjustment plan (850, 900, 1800 & 2100 MHz) with an goal to maximise environment friendly spectrum utilization in keeping with worldwide finest practices for spectrum assignments. The goal might be to assign spectrum in a way to make block dimension of contiguous frequencies by re-farming present assignments to make standardized block sizes.
Further it’s geared toward clear and aggressive spectrum public sale plan with an optimum final result, selling cell broadband proliferation, progress of mobile companies and stopping collusion among the many bidders.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfold within the nation, the demand for broadband web has risen in a staggering method, together with the usage of the web by outdated and new customers. The nation witnessed varied new traits together with growing demand for content material associated to leisure, on-line courses and work-from-home, e-commerce and e-health.
The excessive demand for cell web has compromised the standard of service for broadband web.PTA, by way of its guide, will conduct a examine on the accessible spectrum in 1800 & 2100 MHz in Pakistan with future projections for the subsequent 3 years, concentrating on to realize total financial progress and incentivize international funding, contemplating the impression of previous auctions, renewals and different related elements.
The examine will assist devise a method for accessible spectrum public sale within the gentle of worldwide finest practices suited to Pakistan’s Telecom market. The goal might be to assign the spectrum in a way to make block dimension of contiguous frequencies by re-farming present assignments to make standardized block sizes.