TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY COMMISSION OF SRI LANKA
Public Notice under section 18 (2) of the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act No 25 of 1991
His Excellency the President has granted a license under section 17 (2) of the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act, No 25 of 1991 (“the Act”) to Dialog Television (Pvt) Limited and Sat Net (Pvt) Limited to operate a Direct to Home Television and Sound Broadcasting Service in Sri Lanka collectively herein after referred to as “DTH Operators”
The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka in accordance with the authority conferred upon it under Section 18 of the Act proposes to recommend to His Excellency the President to modify the license conditions, the effect of this modification is that DTH Operator will be mandatorily required to uplink entirety of its broadcast content (Television / Sound programmes) through an earth station in Sri Lanka and to down link such content to the customers of the DTH operator.
The public is hereby further noticed to make any representations or objections to the proposed recommendation within 30 days from the date of publications of this notice.
The representations or objections should be made in writing and addressed to Director General, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka.
Draft of the proposed modification is available to the public on the official website of the Commission www.trc.gov.lk
Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka
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