Latest Open Consultations

Latest Open Consultations

Consultation on the Draft Order on the Reference Offer of Batelco for the International Cable Landing Station Access Service

https://www.tra.org.bh/en/article/public-consultation...

Batelco’s Reference Offer (‘RO’) is a key regulatory instrument that underpins competition in the telecommunications markets in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It affects Batelco and other operators. Accordingly, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority consults with the wider industry and stakeholders on this draft Order.

The purpose of this Consultation is to set the fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory price and non-price terms for the International Cable Landing Station Access (ICLSA) Service included in Bahrain Telecommunications Company B.S.C’s Reference Offer.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Bahrain invites comments on this draft Order from all interested parties.

Last date to respond:
28th July, 2021

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Consultation on the Draft Order on the Reference Offer of Batelco for the International Cable Landing Station Access Service

Public Consultation on Draft Licensing Framework for Terrestrial IoT Services

https://www.pta.gov.pk/en/data-&-research/consultation-papers

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is mandated, in accordance with the Telecommunications Act and Government Policies; to regulate the telecommunications sector in the country. Considering the international trends and insight of the GoP, a need is felt to formulate a regulatory framework elaborating requirements for developments of IoT ecosystem in licensed as well as unlicensed bands in the country.

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority would like to seek comments and views of the members of the PTA Industry Working Group on IoT, the concerned industry and the general public, on the draft regulatory framework for IoT.

Last date to respond:
6th August, 2021

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Consultation Paper on "Regulatory Framework For SRD"

https://www.pta.gov.pk/en/data-&-research/consultation-papers

Short Range Radio Communication Devices (SRDs) is a term which applies to radio transmitters operating over short distance and at low power. Generally, these devices have little potential to cause interference to other radio equipment. They are usually exempted from licensing if operating within approved technical standards.

Ministry of Information Technology, on recommendations of FAB and PTA, will prepare and publish a rolling spectrum strategy. As per the rolling strategy, amongst other action items, PTA, in consultation with FAB and after deliberation with stakeholders, will prepare a Framework for Un-Licensed Bands including SRDs that provides the industry a list of frequencies that are approved for SRDs. This will include the technical parameters and standards, types of applications approved and other operational restrictions.

Comments, suggestions and views from the industry and the general public are inivited in the development of SRD Regulatory Framework.

Last date to respond:
9th August, 2021

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Public Consultation on "Spectrum Trading and Secondary Market"

https://www.citc.gov.sa/en/new/publicConsultation/Pages/144208.aspx

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) published a public consultation on Spectrum Trading and Secondary Market. The purpose of this public consultation is to provide interested parties with an opportunity to submit their views on spectrum trading and associated secondary market activities.

As part of CITC’s mission to ensure reliable communications services and innovative digital technologies in the Kingdom, CITC previously launched its ‘Spectrum Outlook for Commercial and Innovative Use 2021-2023’ which includes the commission’s first step towards introducing spectrum trading in the kingdom. By introducing this approach in the kingdom, CITC aims to ensure that existing users benefit from their current assigned licenses while supporting market-led reassignment in order to optimize efficient use of spectrum in the Kingdom.

CITC is inviting all parties nationally and internationally including users, ICT providers, investors, industrial and public entities to provide their feedback and comments by 12 August 2021.

Last date to respond:
12th August, 2021

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Public consultation on "Spectrum Trading and Secondary Market Public Consultation"

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