PTA organized the viewing of online bidding at Marriot in Islamabad. As big screens flickered with bidding activity, journalists and members of civil society were gathered together to witness what many called a historic moment.
Speaking at the occasion Ufone’s CEO, Abdul Aziz expressed his delight saying, “This is a major milestone not just for Ufone but also the telecommunication industry of Pakistan in general. We have been working to get 3G technology in Pakistan for a while and it fills me with immense pride and delight that our efforts have finally bore fruit. He also congratulated PTA, relevant ministries and Government of Pakistan on the successful conclusion of the bidding process.”
“Ufone will strive to provide excellent coverage to meet customer expectation and in compliance with the Information Memorandum. We will make sure that our customers enjoy the benefits of 3G technology and will provide them with our best technological support”, Mr Aziz further added
It is hoped that next generation mobile services will enable higher GDP growth and introduce more innovative services, more employment and an uplift in country’s socio-economic condition.