3G licensing by March, confirms BTRC

2 Dec 2008

The chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) said yesterday that the watchdog plans to issue 3G licences in the 2100MHz spectrum band by March 2009, reports Reuters. ‘The 3G licences will be issued by March next year…the licences would be awarded through an open auction,’ said Manzurul Alam, adding that the concessions would expand broadband services which would, amongst other things, enable people to get easy access to information on health, education, job opportunities and agriculture.



Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.

Subscribe to CommsUpdate



Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.