She applauded the efforts and achievement of SCO, specially the advanced NGMS
core network, capable of providing modern mobile and data services to its customers in AJK and GB.
The consultant will be required to calculate the base price and design a transparent and competitive auction process for NGMS
3G/4G in AJK and GB.
The Minister of State was briefed on various ongoing projects of Special Communication Organisation including NGMS
and Pak China OFC projects.
They said as per first phase of Network Roll Out obligation, the Licensee shall within nine (09) months from the Effective Date of the license, provide NGMS
coverage from at least 20 % of existing sites or coverage of 20 percent of City Coverage area (which ever is greater) in all four Provincial Capital and Federal Capital.
Frank Mandelbaum, chairman and chief executive officer of Intelli-Check, added, "We are pleased to be partnering with NGMS
on this initiative.
presented a live demonstration and discussed how its I2P2 technology has been integrated with Intelli-Check's patented ID-CHECK technology, while Ultra-Scan discussed the value of adding Intelli-Check's technology to its biometric solution.
It may be noted that this is the third NGMS
auction held so far since 2014 and a total of USD 1.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has recently carried out a comprehensive Quality of Service (QoS) Survey of 2G and Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS
) in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar to check voice and NGMS
QoS as per the required standards.
PTA has received a single bid from Telenor for NGMS
spectrum auction in Pakistan by the deadline of June 1.
The policy directive was issued in pursuance of the policy framework finalized by Advisory Committee for auction of frequency spectrum left unsold in the NGMS
auction 2014 and subsequent approval from the Prime Minister.
Since the auction of NGMS
spectrum in April 2014, Pakistan has won many accolades within and outside Pakistan for not only conducting fair, transparent and efficient auction of NGMS
spectrum but also for being proactive in meeting the present day challenges of the telecom industry.
The meeting on NGMS
was held for the spectrum left unsold in the last auction under the chairmanship of the Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom Anusha Rahman here.