PTA authorizes Lucky Motor Corporation to manufacture Samsung mobile devices  

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has authorized Lucky Motor Corporation to manufacture Samsung mobile devices in the country. 

The Authority stated, in accordance with Mobile Device Manufacturing (MDM) Regulations 2021, PTA has issued MDM authorization to Lucky Motor Corporation Limited for manufacturing of Samsung brand mobile devices.The company had applied for authorization to setup mobile device manufacturing plant in Karachi, Pakistan where it will manufacture Samsung brand mobile devices.

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The authorization to manufacture Samsung Mobile devices in Pakistan is a landmark achievement and will further revolutionize the vibrant mobile manufacturing ecosystem in the country by ensuring presence of major local and foreign players in the market. This is possible only due to the conducive policies of the Government of Pakistan in its “Digital Pakistan” endeavor.

PTA has so far issued MDM authorizations to 25 foreign and local companies for the production of mobile devices (2G/3G/4G) locally. Mobile devices manufactured by these companies shall not only be sold in the country but will also be exported to other competitive markets of the region and beyond.

The device manufacturing plants shall be instrumental in creating new job opportunities as well as enabling affordability of mobile devices for Pakistani users. According to officials initially valid for next 10 years, the manufacturers may also establish their own new brand under the authorization, helping in promotion of ‘Manufactured in Pakistan’ culture.

Mobile devices produced by these manufacturers shall not only be sold in the country but can also be exported to other competitive markets of the region and beyond. The device manufacturing plants shall be instrumental in providing new job opportunities and low priced handsets for the Pakistani users.

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