Standoff in Dhaka: Will auctions move ahead in May?

NEW BLOG: Bangladesh’s spectrum auctions, scheduled for 20 May, look like they will be delayed after the operators made it clear they won’t participate in the sale until a settlement is reached on a controversial fine imposed on them for not …

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Bangladesh likely to delay spectrum auctions again

Bangladesh’s spectrum auctions, after being pushed back a month to 20 May, will likely be delayed again, after mobile operators failed to resolve the long-simmering SIM replacement tax issue in a meeting with regulators and the finance minster last week. …

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Bangladeshi PM approves spectrum auction guidelines

Bangladesh’s prime minister has approved the telecoms regulator’s draft guidelines for the 1.8 and 2.1GHz spectrum auction scheduled for 30 April. The deadline for submitting applications is 26 February. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) submitted the guidelines in December, …

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