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We’ll explore Bangladesh’s Telecommunication and Broadcasting Law and how it affects information, entertainment, and communication in this concise overview. Join us as we traverse Bangladesh’s digital communication legislation and procedures. Explain this in this guideline.

Telecommunications Sector:

·         Telecommunication Act, 2001: This act forms the foundation of the regulatory framework for the telecommunications sector in Bangladesh. It outlines the powers and functions of the regulatory authority, which at the time was the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).

·         Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC): The BTRC is the regulatory body responsible for overseeing and regulating the telecommunications industry in Bangladesh. It issues licenses to telecom operators, sets tariffs, and ensures compliance with regulations.

·         Licensing: Telecom operators in Bangladesh are required to obtain licenses from the BTRC to provide various telecommunication services, including mobile, fixed-line, and internet services.

·         Interconnection Regulations: The BTRC also regulates interconnection between different telecom operators to ensure fair competition and access to telecom services.

Broadcasting Sector:

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC): In addition to its role in the telecommunications sector, the BTRC has oversight over certain aspects of the broadcasting industry, particularly related to spectrum management.

·         Broadcasting Act, 2008: This law governs broadcasting activities in Bangladesh. It provides guidelines and regulations for the establishment and operation of broadcasting entities, including television and radio stations.

·         Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (Broadcasting and Cable) Licensing and Licensee Operation Regulation, 2015: This regulation provides detailed guidelines on licensing and the operation of broadcasting and cable services.

·         Content Regulations: The government of Bangladesh also has regulations in place to control the content broadcasted on television and radio, including guidelines on censorship, obscenity, and programming standards.

Please keep in mind that the legal landscape can change over time, and new laws and regulations may have been enacted since my last update. It’s essential to consult the latest legal resources or seek legal advice from experts in Bangladesh to ensure compliance with current regulations in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors.