Supreme Court looks into unified licence awards

Thursday 20 June 2013 | 03:23 CET | News
Nepal's Supreme Court has issued show-cause notices to the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), United Telecom Limited (UTL), and Smart Telecom in response to a petition filed by STM Telecom Sanchar. Recently, the NTA awarded a unified licence to UTL and Smart Telecom and assigned both communications providers a 5 MHz block of spectrum in the 900 MHz band. STM Telecom had also applied for a unified licence, but the regulator decided to issue a unified licence to STM Telecom later, saying the company did not meet all the criteria. Reportedly, the NTA board had decided to issue the licence

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Categories: General
Companies: Smart Telecom / STM Telecom Sanchar / United Telecom / UTL
Countries: Nepal
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