ISLAMABAD  - Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has received very encouraging response from the local and international firms for its offer of spectrum auction consultancy.

The proposals submitted by various consultants for Spectrum Auction for Next Generation Mobile Services in Pakistan were opened at PTA on Tuesday (today) at 01:30 pm by the Evaluation Committee constituted for the evaluation of the bids. In response to PTA’s advertisements for the hiring of a consultant of international repute, published in national and international newspapers and on PPRA website, a total of 7 bids were received from various consulting firms. PTA will finalise the selection of consultants after evaluating the technical and financial proposals in accordance with the relevant rules.

The selected consultant(s) would be responsible for providing professional analysis, input, and advice/ recommendations on the whole auction process as per PTA’s RFP and ToR, and for the successful completion of auction in a transparent manner, averting collusion, ensuring competition and complete transparency in the auction process.