Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for information sharing, cooperation, coordination, and capacity building of professionals.
The areas of collaboration include establishing a coordination mechanism that would enable smooth working relations for the digitalization of networks, specifically in the areas of cyber security, the transition towards Smart Grids and Advance Metering Infrastructure programs, power tariffs for the telecom sector and knowledge sharing regarding optimum use of future technologies and other latest developments.
Speaking at the occasion, Chairman PTA said that PTA is working to ensure that citizens have access to high-quality ICT services and benefits from ubiquitous coverage, especially in far-flung areas of the country.
He further said that to maintain better connectivity nationwide, collaboration with NEPRA is very important for an uninterrupted power supply.
Moreover, the chairman said he has placed an immense focus on bringing about a tech revolution in the power sector by initiating work at the regulatory front related to blockchain technology, artificial technology, smart grids, and EVs.
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