PTA Installs 4G BTS At K2 Base Camp
MUZAFFARABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th May, 2021 ) :The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has formally installed 4g Base Transceiver Station(BTS), a High speed internet connectivity at world's second tallest peak K2 Base camp with the objective to boost tourism sector in the country and also facilitate the mountaineers and Trekking groups.
As per the the government's vision of promoting tourism across the country, the PTA and the telecom operators were focusing on improving telecommunication services in areas having tourism potential, said a press release issued by PTA.
The site has been named as Ali Sadpara in the memory of late mountaineer, the first ever country's mountaineer. The site has been made operational by the Special Communication Organization (SCO) to ensure communication facilities at the K2 base camp.
It would also help promote adventure tourism and weather monitoring.