The wait is finally over now because Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) and the Ministry of Information and Technology have officially started working on license renewal policy of telecom operators. In the current scenario of a country where foreign direct investment is playing a vital role to boost the economy.
In a recent interview with Express Tribune, PTA stated;
“The renewal of licence and associated spectrum at the end of a licence duration will be as per the policy of the government. In case of renewal of licences, PTA will make recommendations to the federal government within the time specified in the respective licences.”
This statement by the government is a game changer and relief for the telecom industry of Pakistan. PTA also enforced that all procedures related to licence renewal must be handled in a timely manner. So, consumers and mobile operators don’t face any issue.
Government to finalize License Renewal Policy for Telecom Operators!
The government is also expecting that the new license renewal policy can generate an income of 1 – 2 billion Pakistani rupees. It directly shows that the government is serious about it and looking for great revenue from this policy.
Well, it’s really great to see the significance of government for the license renewal policy. It’s almost impossible to imagine a life without a 3G/4G data connection. Especially when you are a frequent traveller or social media marketing then you need data connection 24/7. Otherwise, your work will be paused, your content couldn’t be posted on social media, and your followers would be kept waiting to see your updates and so on.
The challenging situation for Telecom Operators in Pakistan!
Hence, the licence is being renewed. As government and telecom operators are now on one page. The user isn’t going to face a hard time. So, keep doing whatever you’re doing and earn money online without facing any problem in the coming weeks.