Mobile phone-blocking after protests cost Pak firms Rs 450 mn

Pak`s telecom operators lost Rs 450 million due to the blocking of mobile phones in 15 cities across the country that cut-off over 50 mn people.

Govt collects Rs 300 cr in penalties from new operators

The government has collected over
Rs 300 crore in penalties from new telecom service providers that failed to roll-out their networks within the stipulated timeframe after getting licences and spectrum.

Govt earns Rs 8,307.85 cr revenue from mobile companies

The government earned Rs 8,307.85
crore from mobile telecom operators by way of licence fees in
2008-09, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Govt may allow telecom operators to share spectrum

Govt is mulling allowing telecom operators to share spectrum among themselves to overcome frequency shortage.