PTA has planned to auction spectrum in 1900MHz and 3.5GHz bands for WLL licenses for all three telecom regions of AJK and GB. If all offered spectrum gets sold then, PTA is likely to generate Rs 90 million in total for 2×5 MHz in 1900MHz band and two 30 MHz unpaired lots in 3.5GHz bands. The spectrum winners will have to pay the fee with-in 30 days of the action.
Base price for Spectrum:
2 x 5MHz from 1900MHz:
TR-I Mirpur: Rs. 55.80 Million
TR-2 Muzaffarabad: Rs. 11.96 Million
TR-3 Northen Areas: Rs. 7.97 Million
30MHz from 3.5GHz
TR-I Mirpur: Rs. 7.97 Million
TR-2 Muzaffarabad: Rs. 3.18 Million
TR-3 Northen Areas: Rs. 3.18 Million
Annual Spectrum Fee:
The licensee shall pay an annual fee to the Authority as following:
1900 MHz Band
TR-I: PKR 870,000/-
TR-2: PKR 185,000/-
TR-3: PKR 190,000/-
TR-I: PKR 1,000,000/-
TR-2: PKR 370,000/-
TR-3: PKR 370,000/-
Provisional winners will be announced upon the completion of the auction. Within seven (07) days of announcement of provisional winners, written intimation to the winners will be given.
Further within 30 days of having received 100% payment of initial Spectrum fee and license fee as per schedule given in IM, Licenses/Spectrum will be granted/awarded.
It merits mentioning here that PTCL, Wateen and SCO currently have WLL licenses for AJK and GB regions.