PTA has appointed Mr.Sajjad Latif Awan as administrator of M/S.Redtone Telecommunications Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in exercising its powers given under Pakistan Telecommunication Act 1996 has appointed Mr.Sajjad Latif Awan as Administrator of M/s.Red Tone Telecommunication Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd an LDI Licensee of PTA.

M/s.Red Tone failed to fulfill its obligations in payment of Government dues on account of APC for USF. An Enforcement order was issued to the Company in November 2010 to pay the outstanding dues. The Lahore High Court also directed the Company to pay the outstanding amount. However, despite Court orders and PTA directive therein, the Company failed to clear its dues.

Under Pakistan Telecommunication Act 1996, PTA is empowered to appoint administrator to manage the affairs of the licensee in case a licensee fails to remedy the contravention of the license conditions or order of the Authority. Therefore, administrator has been appointed for M/s.Red Tone Telecommunication Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.

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