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Public Notice on Issuence / Renewal /Modification of Licences

Telecommunications Regulatory Commission

of Sri Lanka

PUBLIC NOTICE

Renewal of the Licence of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC

 

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.

 

Sri Lanka Telecom PLC has applied for the renewal of its Operator licence granted by the Minister in August 1991 under Section 17 (2) of the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act, No. 25 of 1991 (“the Act”) as amended to operate a telecommunications system to provide Fixed Telecommunication Services in Sri Lanka.

The Commission is satisfied that Sri Lanka Telecom PLC 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 Sri Lanka Telecom PLC for a period of ten years.

The public is hereby further noticed that representations or objections to the grant of licence to Sri Lanka Telecom PLC may be made not later than 22.09.2012. 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

 

Anusha Palpita

Director General.

Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka,

No 276, Elvitigala Mawatha,

Colombo 08.

Date:

 

Tel: 2689345 Fax: 2689341

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