SHAMROCK Conference International organized 5th Pakistan 2012 Telecommunication conference at Karachi.
On that occasion 3G auction was a popular discussion topic on which various persons spokes.
Chairman PTA, Dr. Muhammad Yasin, in his keynotes said that,” for launching 3G technology Pakistan is facing regulatory, technology and economic challenges. The regulator has to deal with maintaining QoS, Security and IP, numbering and interconnection, for these thay have proposed measures regulators would be ready for ENUM so IP numbering will allow even more convergence and consumer rights would be maintained.”
He further said, “Bank knowledge assessment, Pakistan is ranked 117th out of 144. After these improvements, social and economic on ICTs will highlights of every 10 points in Internet Penetration per 100 will be translated to 1.21% GDP growth (World Bank). Other than this there are more business and entrepreneurship opportunities. There is almost 185% growth in mobile internet users which will clearly portrays the trend towards 3G.”