PTA Conducts ‘Mock’ 3G/4G Auction

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is conducting a mock software based exercise today, to educate qualified cellular companies about the bidding process for auctioning of next spectrum auctions of 3G/4G technology.

All four cellular companies are expected to be cleared by the PTA in the qualifying process on Thursday

– The Chairman PTA Dr Ismail Shah

Dr. Ismail also said that PTA is conducting a mock exercise on April 21, 2014 in order to give exact knowledge to qualified cellular companies about the modus operandi going to be adopted in the upcoming auction. The Chairman PTA said that they would devise a strategy for the upcoming auction by finalizing 3 or 4 lots of the available spectrum of 50 MHZs.

This was in consultation with consultants under which 3 licenses would be auctioned for 3G and 2 licenses for 4G.

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