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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 Mobitel (Pvt.) Ltd

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (“the Commission”) was established as the independent regulator under the Telecommunications (Amendment) Act No. 27 of 1996, and is responsible for regulating the telecommunications sector in Sri Lanka including managing the radio frequency spectrum.

Mobitel (Pvt.) Ltd. has applied for the renewal of its Operator licence granted by the President on 01.02.2012 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 non- facility based Internet services in Sri Lanka.

The Commission is satisfied that Mobitel (Pvt.) Ltd. has met the requirements set out in the Guidelines and Procedures for issuance, renewal and modification of licences under the Act, published in the Government Gazette No. 1435/20 dated 10.03.2006.

The public is hereby notified 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 Mobitel (Pvt.) Ltd. for a period of five years with effect from 01.02. 2012.

The public is hereby further notified that any representations or objections to the grant of a licence to Mobitel (Pvt.) Ltd. could be made not later than 26th April 2013. Such representations and objections should be in writing and addressed to the Director – General, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka Commission of Sri Lanka.

A draft version of the proposed licence is available for public examination and scrutiny 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.

02nd April 2013

Tel: 2689345 Fax: 2689341

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