Published on November 15th, 2011 | by Bilal Sulehri2
PTA sets fee for Satellite Bandwidth Providers
PTA has set an annual licence fee for SBPs (Satellite Bandwidth Providers). $1,000 will be received for commercial services within regions designated to respective SBPs.
In the document named Proposed Regulatory Framework For Satellite Services & Licensing – 2011, PTA has defined Satellite Bandwidth Provider as:
SBP is a PTA licensed seller of a satellite bandwidth with one or more transponder capacity or one or more satellite having footprint over Pakistan. It further said that SPB would not be a user of bandwidth within Pakistan. It could be the original owner of the satellite, or a sole entity having entire bandwidth selling rights with footprints over Pakistan.
It also state that the “Satellite Bandwidth provisioning through SBP will only be provided through a local hub for all links, maintained and operated by the LL/ LDI operator
via Daily Times