TelCos formally receive license to 3G, 4G technology in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD РThe Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has formally awarded the license of 3G and 4G technology to the successful bidders including Ufone, Mobilink, Telenor and Zong.

Speaking at the occasion on Thursday, Nawaz Sharif has termed the next generation technology vital for the development in the country.

He said “I am pleased that it was in my government optical fibers were laid in 90s and now 3G/4G technology was also introduced under my watch. The transparency in the process was internationally.”

He also congratulated the telecom operators for acquiring the licenses.

The Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said in his address that two more licenses would be auctioned at right time.

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