Regulator has unique opportunity to attract tower industry investment into Bangladesh

After successful promotion of infrastructure sharing, will the BTRC create an environment that attracts international towercos to invest?

Read this article to learn:

  • The five characteristics of a regulatory environment which tower industry leaders believe encourage investment
  • How the BTRC’s 2011 guidelines for infrastructure sharing have successfully engendered a culture of tower sharing
  • The status of the BTRC’s ongoing consultation process concerning guidelines for towerco operations
  • Three challenges to be overcome in the taxation of tower transactions and tower operations
  • Bangladesh’s limitation on foreign direct investment in towers

Towercos stand poised to acquire and invest in as many as half of Bangladesh’s telecom towers within the next two years, creating operational and environmental efficiencies and accelerating network extensions and QoS improvements. However, the lack of defined regulatory guidelines for towercos is currently the number one inhibitor to tower company activity in the country,…

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