Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka
Renewal of the Licence of SAT Net (Pvt) Ltd
The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (“the Commission”) was set up as the independent regulator under the Telecommunications (Amendment) Act No. 27 of 1996, and was is responsible for regulating telecommunications sector in Sri Lanka including managing the radiofrequency spectrum.
SAT Net (Pvt) Ltd has applied for the renewal of its Operator licence granted by the Minister on 18 October 2006 under Section 17 (2) of the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act, No. 25 of 1991 as amended(“the Act”) to operate a telecommunications system to provide Direct- to-Home Satellite Broadcasting Service in Sri Lanka. The Commission is satisfied that SAT Net (Pvt) Ltd has fulfilled the requirements set out in the Guidelines and Procedures for issuing, renewal and modification of licences under the Act, published in Gazette No. 1435/20 dated 10.03.2006.
Therefore, the public is hereby noticed under Section 17 (3) (a) of the Act that the Commission proposes to recommend to His Excellency the President the grant of a licence to SAT Net (Pvt) Ltd for a period of five years.
The public is hereby further noticed that representations or objections to the grant of licence to SAT Net (Pvt) Ltd may be made not later than 30th May 2012. The representations and objections should be in writing and addressed to Director General, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka.
A draft of the proposed licence is available to the public on the Commission’s official web site, www.trc.gov.lk.
By Order of the Commission
Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka,
No 276, Elvitigala Mawatha,
Tel: 2689345 Fax: 2689341