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LDI Operators not Happy with PTA over illegal Exchanges

LDI Operators not Happy with PTA over illegal Exchanges

Pakistan has seen a decrease in international call charges in the past few years. The major decrease has been a result of the illegal exchanges that have been damaging the revenues of the licensed operators. Association of Telecom Long Distance Operators (ALTO) is of opinion that the local operators also have a tough time because Pakistan […]

July 16, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Accounts of Defaulting Telecom Firms to be Seized : NA Body

Accounts of Defaulting Telecom Firms to be Seized : NA Body

In a latest advancement the National Assembly’s standing committee on IT and Telecom has voiced its concern over the problem of recovering of payments that are due by telecom companies.

July 8, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Court Dismissed The Petitions Of LDI Operators Against PTA

Court Dismissed The Petitions Of LDI Operators Against PTA

The Islamabad high court has dismissed the case filled by Long Distance and International (LDI) operators against PTA in which the legitimacy of Access Promotion Contribution (APC) for the Universal Service Fund (USF) had been challenged. Multinet and few other LDI operators have not given their amount for APC due to which the license of Multinet and other LDI operators got cancelled by PTA.

July 2, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
LDI Operators Filed A Case Against Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

LDI Operators Filed A Case Against Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

Long Distance and International (LDI) operators are the source of international dialing and contribute a certain amount in Pakistan’s economy. Few months back the issue of illegal exchanges had been raised and Pakistan telecommunication authority had given suggestions for controlling illegal gateway exchanges and all LDI operators showed contentment over it.

July 1, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More

PTA New Regulations For LDI Operators

Pakistan Telecommunications Authority has issued new regulations for Long Distance and International (LDI) operators to monitor and enforce the accurate presentation of the total traffic through networks.
The new guidelines named “Monitoring and Reconciliation of Telephony Traffic Regulations, 2009” will apply on all 14 LDI operators of various categories include fixed local loop, wireless and cellular phone operators particularly for recording calling traffic, billing and quality of LDI service.
Under these regulations, each LDI licensee and access providers shall establish the system on its own cost in accordance with these regulations as determined and required by the authority from time to time at the PTA designated premises.

September 2, 2009 | By | Reply More
LDI licence issuance to China Mobile: Etisalat threatens to approach arbitration court

LDI licence issuance to China Mobile: Etisalat threatens to approach arbitration court

ISLAMABAD (August 05 2009): Etisalat International, buyer of the management control through purchase of 26 percent shares in Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), has threatened to approach arbitration court in London if the GoP resorted to issuing Long Distance International (LDI) licence to China Mobile, official sources told Business Recorder.
“Etisalat is contesting the anticipated award of LDI licence to China Mobile as a breach of the Shares Purchase Agreement (SPA) and guarantees given to it,” sources said. Etisalat has already withheld payment of last tranche of about $780 million because according to it the GoP failed to transfer properties in the Punjab and Sindh in favour of PTCL.

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