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frequency allocation

[′frē·kwən·sē ‚al·ə′kā·shən]
(communications)
Assignment of available frequencies in the radio spectrum to specific stations and for specific purposes, to give maximum utilization of frequencies with minimum interference between stations.
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All the business was transferred to the Company on January 01, 1996 under the Pakistan Telecommunication Reorganization Act, 1996, on which date, the Company took over all the properties, rights, assets, obligations and liabilities of PTC, except those transferred to the National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC), the Frequency Allocation Board (FAB), the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the Pakistan Telecommunication Employees' Trust (PTET).
Willing organisations can apply for authorisation from PTA, which will analyse the application for any clarification or additional information and will forward it to the Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) that will assign the spectrum to the applicant.
After extensive consultation, frequency allocation was performed through the administrative granting process of most frequencies (180 MHz out of 200 MHz) and by bidding on the remaining 20 MHz.
Aspirant organisations can apply for authorisation from PTA, which will analyse the application for any clarification or additional information and will forward it to the Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) that will assign the spectrum to the applicant.
Under the notification, the then government had transferred the control of the five regulatory bodies including the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra), Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) and the Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) to their respective ministries.
In this case, the court had in February 2017 suspended the impugned notification issued by the PML-N government on Dec 19, 2016, that placed the control of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra), Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) and Frequency Allocation Board under their respective ministries.
In 2017, the PML-N government issued the notification placing the control of the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra), Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) and Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) under their respective ministries.
However, owing to conflicts between the Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) and the Ministry of Information Technology (IT), the procedure has not been completed.
After the WRC-2019, CRA will start updating the National Frequency Allocation Plan (NFAP) taking into consideration the new outcomes.
The CRA has published the National Frequency Allocation Plan (NFAP) in 2016.
The US Table of Frequency Allocation differs from that elsewhere.
As the eased rules will also call for new entrants to meet strict conditions to receive frequency allocation, however, there will be little possibility of the market being overcrowded.

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