PTA is Holding a Seminar on 3G Mobile Phone Technology

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is holding a seminar with the alliance of HUAWEI on 2nd August, 2010 in Karachi to inculcate the stakeholders on importance of 3G mobile phone technology. The seminar would stress on various aspects of 3G Mobile Broadband services and 3G spectrum auctions in Pakistan.

The subject of seminar is “Demand for 3G and beyond”. Secretary IT, Naguibullah Malik, would be the chief guest on this event. IT & telecom industry experts, CEOs of telecom companies, representatives of chamber of commerce and media men will also attend the event.

During the seminar speakers of national and international fame will focus on the benefits of 3G to: businesses, education, government, national economy, urban/rural public, local software houses and local contents development. They will also draw attention to the importance of high-speed infrastructure in accomplishing the benefits. Live Mobile –TV and 3G call scenarios would be demonstrated and a signing ceremony of MoU for infrastructure sharing between PTA and cellular operators of Pakistan will also take place during the event.

Introduction of 3G services would result in great reimbursement to the national economy. Pakistan’s exchequer is already earning more than Rs. 100 Billion a year in the form of taxes from Telecom sector. Improved usage will further increase tax figures.