Bangladeshi state-owned operator Teletalk has received 60MHz of spectrum in the 3.5GHz frequency band from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on subject to condition from BTRC to launch 5G services in Bangladesh.
The Indian cabinet has approved a relief package that may help to counter the effect of the massive debt burden faced by a number of players in the telecommunications market – most notably by operator Vodafone Idea.
The Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technology of Azerbaijan has extended the license agreements of mobile network operators Azercell, Bakcell, and Azerfon (Nar) for ten years.
The South African dispute that has delayed a planned spectrum auction in the country still hasn’t been resolved. However, communications regulator the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) on Tuesday moved to avoid a lengthy court battle over the issue, saying it believes the auction could still happen by January.
Ghana’s Minister of Communications and Digitisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has announced that the country’s national SIM card re-registration process will start at the beginning of October. Ghanaians over the age of 15 will have until 31 March 2022 to re-register their SIM cards.