PTA Allows Jazz and Zong to Conduct 5G Trials in Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has granted six months permission to mobile operators for conducting test and trial of 5G technology under limited environment and for non-commercial basis.

According to PTA, In line with the policy directive of the government of Pakistan, PTA has issued “Framework for Test and Development of Future Technologies (Particularly Fifth Generation (5G) Wireless Networks in Pakistan)” in June 2019 for facilitating testing/trial only of 5G technology and related services in Pakistan.

As a follow up of the above mentioned policy directions, PTA has granted six months permission to PMCL (Jazz) and CMPak (Zong) to conduct test and trial of 5G Technology. The permission is limited to testing purpose only on non-commercial basis.

PTA always supports and encourages introduction of new technologies and enhanced services. However, any impression given beyond the stated purpose by any Cellular Mobile Operator (CMO) would be considered misleading and may invoke appropriate regulatory action.

Commercial launch of 5th Generation services in Pakistan would be done in due course following a process involving policy directions by Government of Pakistan and necessary regulatory approvals.

PTA’framework for test and development of future technologies, particularly 5G wireless networks, enables the use of radio spectrum on trial basis for non-commercial purposes to carry out trials for innovative use of radio frequency spectrum, apparatus/equipment and academic purposes including but not limited to scientific research, radio concepts and new systems demonstrations.

The rapid growth in mobile data traffic and consumer demand for enhanced mobile broadband experience have led to an increasing emphasis on the upcoming fifth generation of mobile technology (5G).


  • 4g chalta ni chale 5g test kernay -Jazz walo shrm kro Lahore city ka ye hal hai tu baqi small cities ka kiya ho ga Really pathetic service Mr Amir ibrahim CEO JazzWarid

    • Bhai pakistan mein jahil aor chayyyy logo ki kami nahi,, chahay 5G aa jaye ya 6G , jahil pakistaniioo ka standard he expensive useless low standard ufone hy, agar pakistan k elawa koi aor country hota tu kab ka ufone jaisa kachhrraa network apni expensive policies k sath jahanam raseed ho giya hota ,, magar porkistani jahil he etnay hain k ufone jitna bhe expensive aor ghatiya ho phir bhe choootiya awaam use karay gi shame at chay pakistani

  • 3g ki service hai lekin speed nahi 4g speed hai lekin service nahi ….5g se pehly 3g 4g ko hi theek kr dety or coverage ko wasee kr dety to kafi tha 5g ka topi drama shuru krne ki koi zroorat ni thi ….

  • Kashmir mai to ab bi E likha aata hai Kashmir mai 3G bi to karo. Yaha 4G aati hai waha 10Mb ki video 5 minutes mai download hoti hai

  • Internet is so expensive in pakistan, but thanks zong which provides from the beginning cheapest internet packages. Otherwise other companies are so expensive.

  • It’s Good… wesy hi sab bakwas karty hain jab mardan my zong 4g ka full signals hain tu lahor m kesy nahi . I’ll welcomes to 5th g

  • Like the ‘Digital Pakistan’ initiative, this is an activity that the previous government kicked-off more than2-years ago. Welcome to the Naya Pakistan.

  • Yes, in my city Sadiqabad. Zong is providing best 4g service among all competitors. Jazz is worst network. Even 2g services are not good and trying to go for 5g.

    I am waiting for zong 5g in the area.

  • 5G per jaanay say pehlay donon companies apni customer service ko improve karen to ziyadah behtar hoga.

  • Good
    jazz ki internet service telenor sy 100% achii ha 4G ki
    5G a jaye jazz ka to phr mazy he ho jyn gy ??

  • Zong aur jazz are not company this is standard of technology Pakistan both are 3g 4g coverage fantastic

  • Woo very excited for 5G network 4G network change our life and the way of thinking i hope 5G will be the best of best network ni asia thanks zong

  • ہم وارد پر مطمعن تھے جیز نے وارد کا بیڈا غرق کر دیا تو ہم یو پر پورٹ ہو گئے اچھی سروس اچھے پیکج ہیں پی ٹی اے پہلے جیز کی سروس تو درست کروئے


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