PTA announces qualified bidders for spectrum auction

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday announced names of qualified bidders for spectrum auction of next generation mobile services to be held on April, 23.

The Authority has announced the names in accordance with timelines mentioned in Information Memorandum (IM) for the auction.

According to PTA, it has received bids from four existing Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) on April 14 for 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz Spectrum and after scrutiny of submitted bids, all four operators China Mobile (Zong), Mobilink, PTML (Ufone) and Telenor Pakistan have qualified for the bidding.