BTRC to name eligible operators for 3G auction today

DHAKA: The telecom regulator would announce today the names of eligible cellular phone operators for 3G auction after scrutinising the applications, said officials, reports BSS.
Country’s six cellular phone operators – Grameenphone, Banglalink, Robi, Airtel, Citycell and state-owned Teletalk-on August 12 applied for participating in the 3G bidding scheduled for September 8.
The panel of experts of the regulator has already completed the evaluation of the applications, the officials added.
“All the operators are getting the opportunity to participate in country’s first ever spectrum auction for third generation or 3G cellular phone service, as they (operators) have applied complying with the rules,” said an official of legal and licensing division of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).