04 November 2009

Azam & Rai engaged by Wateen Telecom (Pvt.) Ltd. in its dispute with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

Sector: Telecommunication Laws
Azam & Rai filed a Writ Petition against the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on behalf of Wateen Telecom Ltd. in the Rawalpindi Bench of the Lahore High Court in a dispute related to the payment of Access Promotion Contribution (APC) for the Universal Service Fund (USF) under the Access Promotion Regulations, 2005, pursuant to the Access Promotion Rules 2004 and the Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-Organization) Act, 1996.

Wateen Telecom, a subsidiary of the Dhabi Group, is one of 14 Long-Distance International (LDI) Licensees in Pakistan.