While chairing the Universal Service Fund
Company (USF Co) 58th Board of Directors Meeting minister has emphasized on the significance of Broadband availability on National Highways and motorways.
In this connection, contracts were signed by Universal Service Fund
(USF) with Telenor and Ufone which marks launch of Mobile Broadband Internet/3G services by Telenor in Mohmand Agency and DI Khan and by Ufone in Khyber Agency.
The project for provision of telecom services to the un-served areas was being implemented by the Universal Service Fund
, working under the Ministry of Information Technology.
He directed the IT and Telecom Ministry to utilize funds being generated under Universal Service Fund
for provision of IT and Telecom services in unserved and far-flung areas on priority basis.
Officials at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday said the contributions comprised all of PTA's receipts including initial and annual licence fees, annual radio frequency spectrum, spectrum administrative fee, universal service fund
(USF) and research and development fund contributions, APC for USF, numbering charges and licence application fee.
ISLAMABAD -- The 46th meeting of the board of directors of Universal Service Fund
Company (USF Co) was convened on Tuesday in the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom, Islamabad.
The programme is a joint effort of Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM), Universal Service Fund
(USF) and Microsoft as collaborative efforts were imperative for alleviating poverty from the country.
Deb Fischer hosted FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai in Nebraska last June to learn about the innovative telecommunications activities here, Ffcri added his own innovative thinking and ideas to the record that has been developed byother commissioners and the FCC staff regarding a standalone broadband Universal Service Fund
(USF) approach for rural rate-of-return carriers, many serving the most remote areas of Nebraska.
Mobily has delivered 60 percent of the population gatherings to be covered within the two projects of the Universal Service Fund
(VII and VIII) signed with the CITC (Communications and Information Technology Commission) to develop31 provinces in the Central and Western regions within the CITC plans aiming to provide telecommunications and data services to many of the villages and remote hamlets with low population density.
He was the founding CEO of the Universal Service Fund
that is tasked with the responsibility to penetrate broadband into Pakistan's rural areas.
US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) announced on Monday that it will make a USD53m investment throughout Mississippi as a result of reforms made to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Universal Service Fund
, a vast majority of which will be used to enable broadband expansion.
Rather than eliminate the program, the Federal Communications Commission recently announced changes to the Universal Service Fund