Latest Telecoms News about Pakistan

Pakistan's Warid Considering LTE Deployment in Existing Radio Spectrum

  Pakistan's Warid Telecom is reportedly considering deploying a LTE network using its existing 1800Mhz spectrum as it declines to participate in the forthcoming spectrum auction....

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Pakistan Regulator Denies Plans to Cancel 3G License Auction

  Pakistan's telecoms regulator has refuted claims that there was a poor response to the planned 3G license auction, despite reports that the finance minister (Ishaq Dar) was furious about the lack of interest....

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Pakistan Disappoints with Just 4 Bidders for 3G Licenses

  Pakistan's telecoms regulator, the PTA has confirmed that it received four bids to participate in the country's forthcoming 3G license auction, although no new entrants applied despite significant lobbying by the regulator to encourage them....

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USA Targets Telecoms Trade Barriers in China, Pakistan and India

  A report by a US government office has highlighted what it says are trade barriers facing US telecoms firms seeking to operate in overseas markets....

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Huawei Wins Pakistan WiMAX to LTE Migration Contract

  Huawei is reported to have won a network upgrade contract from the merging Wateen and Qubee WiMAX networks to migrate them to LTE services....

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Pakistan Network Completes Mobile Energy Efficiency optimisation Project

  The GSMA today announced the completion of its second Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Optimisation project, located in Pakistan, working in conjunction with mobile operator Warid Telecom and systems integrator Cascadiant....

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Millions of SIM Cards Cut Off in Pakistan

  Around 6 million SIM Cards have been blocked on the orders of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), according to a local media report....

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VimpelCom Walks Away from Talks to Buy Warid Telecom

  Russia's VimpelCom is the latest company to drop out of talks to buy Pakistan's Warid Telecom after it could not agree a price with the company's owners....

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Etisalat Walks Away From Offer to Buy Pakistan's Warid Telecom

  Talks that could have lead to consolidation in Pakistan's mobile market have broken down without a deal....

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Pakistan Close to Settling Assets Dispute with Etisalat

  Pakistan's government may have moved a step closer to resolving a long standing dispute with the UAE's Etisalat over outstanding payments from the privatisation of PTCL....

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