Mobilink Loses, PTCL, SCO Retains SMP Status

PTA has revised Significant Market Player Status of telecom operators in their relevant markets.

According to determination issued, dated August 25th, 2004, PMCL, PTCL and SCO were significant market players in their respective businesses including Local Loop, LDI, Leased Lines, Interconnection and Mobile Market.

According to said determination SMPs were as following:

Significant Market Players in 2004

However, through a determination, PTA has announced new Significant Market Players which are as following

Significant Market Players in 2010:

This determination was issued after market review, stakeholders’ financial market share analysis and review of operator’s other data.

PTA said that mobile operators are pretty competitive and hence don’t require SMP status for any operator. Broadband industry, AJK and Gilgit and Baltistan regions were also defined in recent determination for SMP regulation.

Complete determination can be downloaded by clicking this link (PDF File – 1.2 MB)