Cabinet greenlights RoW policy

21 Jan 2021

A new Right of Way (RoW) Policy has been approved by Pakistan’s federal cabinet, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoIT) has confirmed. According to Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque the policy will help remove barriers to the deployment of fibre optic cabling and facilitate the extension of telecommunications networks across the country. The MoIT notes that the key features covered by the policy include: the determination of fees, dispute resolution, safety, security, and the classification of telecom systems as critical infrastructure.

Pakistan, Ministry of IT & Telecommunication (MoITT)