The National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian regulator, has been allowed to sign commitments with telecommunications operators to expand internet access, especially in locations with low or no connectivity, thanks to a decree from the country’s president.
Gambian regulator PURA (Public Utilities Regulatory Authority) has ordered mobile provider Comium to suspend its services after it failed to pay a number of required fees.
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.