Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has chosen Telconet Services (Pvt.) Ltd. as an advisor for cell permit restoration and extra range sell off in 1800 and 2100 MHz groups in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).
The advisor recruiting measure for AJ&K and GB sell off has been finished, and an arrangement was endorsed with Telconet Services (Pvt.) Ltd.
Four organizations/firms had applied for consultancy administrations, specifically:
- Telconet Services (Pvt.) Ltd.
- Communicators Globe (Pvt.) Ltd.
- Ultra Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd.
- SAY BI Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.
PTA had re-started the interaction for cell permit recharging, and extra range sell off in 1800 and 2100 MHz groups in AJ&K and GB, after not a solitary advisor qualified the set down rules for consultancy.
The Authority had chosen to enlist consultant(s)/counseling firm(s) for cell permit recharging and extra range closeout in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan and had welcomed Expression of Interest (EOI) from neighborhood (Pakistan, AJ&K, and GB) Consultant(s)/Consulting firm(s) who are on Active Taxpayers List of the Federal Board of Revenue, Pakistan.
PTA had expanded the cutoff time for recruiting specialists/counseling firms for cell permit recharging and extra range sell off in 1800 and 2100 MHz groups in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. PTA had set a cutoff time of October 20, 2020, for accommodation of offers for recruiting specialists for range sell off in AJK and GB, which was likewise stretched out to November 5, 2020. Notwithstanding, not a solitary advisor qualified PTA’s set down rules for consultancy.
Later PTA re-welcomed EOI from nearby (Pakistan, AJ&K, and GB) Consultant(s)/Consulting firm(s), who are on the Active Taxpayers List of the Federal Board of Revenue, Pakistan, for cell permit recharging and extra range sell off.
The consultant(s)/counseling firm(s) will complete the task, considering the nitty gritty Request for Proposal (RFP), which incorporates yet not restricted to:
(a) Cellular License Renewal
(b) Additional Spectrum Auction
(c) Spectrum Rationalization Plan.
The target of the consultancy is to devise a methodology for existing Mobile Cellular License Renewal; and Additional Spectrum Auction in 1800 and 2100 MHz groups in the light of global prescribed procedures appropriate for AJ&K and GB’s Telecom market; centered around administrative consistency for the financial backers, versatile broadband expansion and future maintainability of Cellular Sector with a generally monetary development of the area.
Further, the consultancy is focused on range Pricing Benchmarks for reestablishment and closeout with the future projections of the following 3 x years, focusing to accomplish generally financial development and boost unfamiliar venture, considering the effect of past benchmarks and other important components.
One of the targets is Spectrum Rationalization/Re-change Plan to expand proficient range usage in accordance with worldwide prescribed procedures for allocated range. The point will be to relegate range in a way to make block size of adjacent frequencies by re-cultivating existing tasks to make normalized block sizes.
Further straightforward and serious range closeout plan with an ideal result, advancing portable broadband multiplication, development of cell benefits, and forestalling conspiracy among the bidders is needed according to the consultancy task.
The essential vision of PTA is to make a reasonable administrative system to advance speculation, empower rivalry, secure purchaser intrigue and guarantee top notch Information and Communication Technology (ICT) administrations.
The extent of work will incorporate the accompanying:
Direct investigation/appraisal of the accessible/allocated range in 900, 1800, and 2100 MHz in AJ&K and GB; a global best practice on range barters/reestablishments and tasks keeping in see the perspectives.
Further, it will require the improvement of Policy Recommendations for Cellular License Renewal and Spectrum Auction Methodology, containing terms and states of licenses to be reestablished; closeout plan, range base value, defense plan, and some other significant terms and conditions.
Advancement of Information Memorandum including permit format and help with leading range closeout according to concurred sell off plan.
The particular expectations per the timetables referenced in the agreement understanding are as per the following:
A report on existing Cellular Sector Analysis with an emphasis on range tasks. The report will incorporate proposals for Cellular License restoration, the chance of new participant, range sale, and justification, alongside courses of events available to be purchased dependent on worldwide prescribed procedures and partner interview applying specialized, business, and due lawful constancy.
A report up for sale strategy plan and interaction for the range task.
Plan Information Memorandum alongside License format, including data referenced above and nitty gritty closeout plan strategy, round increases, sincere cash; Assist the Authority in creating and giving fundamental explanation as and when needed to the expected bidders; get ready offered reports and other pertinent records subordinate to the sale cycle.
The consultant(s)/counseling firm(s) will complete the task as per the Request for Proposal (RFP) report. Consultant(s)/counseling firm(s) will be needed to have applicable specialized, monetary, lawful, and administrative mastery to effectively complete the task. Technique for determination will be Quality and Cost based, Interested Consultant(s)/Consulting firm(s) will present a proposition for consultancy set apart as “Cell License Renewal and Additional Spectrum Auction in AJ&K AND GB” complete in all regards according to the boundaries set down in the RFP.