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Pakistan holds first 4G mobile network auction

23 April 2014 Last updated at 01:53 BST

Pakistan plans to hold its first auction for 3G and 4G mobile phone networks on Wednesday.

The government could raise more than $1bn (£595m) from the auction, which is also expected to provide a boost to the economy and create tens of thousands of new jobs.

But what does the new technology mean for Pakistan's growing number of mobile phone users?

Nosheen Abbas reports from Islamabad.

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