Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Sunday issued the final guidelines of the National Telecommunication Transmission Network (NTTN) for private sector applicants seeking licence for conducting business.

Under the guidelines, the BTRC will issue licences to bonafide firms and individuals allowing them to build, operate and maintain nationwide optical fibre telecommunication network.

“Any interested person or legal entity complying with the terms and conditions of the guidelines may apply for the licence,” it said, adding there is no time limit for collecting and submitting applications, the fee of which will be BDT 50, 000.

The licence acquisition fee for NTTN services will be Tk 30 million while its annual acquisition fee will be Tk 2.5 million, according to the guideline.

The final guideline of NTTN is available on the web site of the BTRC, which is www.btrc.gov.bd.

BBN/SI/SS/AD-01December08-10:13 AM (BST)