Bangladesh prepares to issue 4G spectrum

Monday 20 February 2017 | 11:19 CET | News
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is aiming to issue 4G licences within a month. The regulator has decided to make 4G licences available for all, and even a new entity can participate, according to a report by the Daily Star. The commission will also arrange an auction to distribute spectrum in four months, BTRC Chairman Shahjahan Mahmood said. Prior to the auction, BTRC will give the go-ahead to technology neutrality for all existing spectrum, he said. A senior executive of a top mobile operator said they are ready to launch 4G services as they have already upgraded

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