Ufone awarded license for next generation mobile services

English General Official News

Islamabad, September 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):The license signing ceremony of PTML (Ufone) was held today at PTA Headquarters, Islamabad. License was issued to Ufone against the spectrum auction for Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) in Pakistan 2021 which includes enhanced Network rollout obligations and Quality of Service standards to ensure consumer interest.

The event was attended by Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Secretary for IT and Telecommunication, Chairman PTA, and Members of the Authority, Executive Director, Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) and senior management of PTML (Ufone). On the occasion, Federal Minister for IT and T Syed Amin Ul Haque said that the Ministry of IT is committed to enhance connectivity and improve digital infrastructure in the country. The Government is taking numerous steps to fulfil the Digital Pakistan vision. He congratulated Ufone on award of NGMS license.

Chairman PTA said that PTA is working to ensure that Pakistanis have access to high quality services and benefit from ubiquitous coverage. He also appreciated the tireless efforts of concerned officials of PTA, FAB and MoIT for timely conclusion of the spectrum auction process. At the event, CEO PTML (Ufone) said that the additional spectrum will build on Ufone’s existing assets and enable the operator to deliver long-term value and connectivity to its subscribers.

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