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ECC approves new Telecommunication Policy

Latest Update: December 11, 2015 | 341 Views
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ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved the Telecommunications Policy 2015.

The committee meeting was held in Islamabad on Friday with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the chair.

The policy includes various new elements like competition framework, spectrum strategy, spectrum sharing, satellite communication, over the top services, and convergence.

The provisions like spectrums strategy, reframing, market mechanisms will benefit the users and spur further investments in the country.

The policy will enable proprietors to deploy WiFi hotspots for public use.

Finance Minister hoped the policy will be a catalyst towards achieving knowledge based society with digital inclusion of all segments of our society.