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Bangladesh: Public hearing on proposed Robi-Airtel merger requested, and deadline set
The Prime Minister of Bangladesh’s ICT affairs adviser has directed the telecom regulator to take a public opinion poll before making a final decision on the proposed merger between Robi and Airtel. A high court bench has now given eight weeks on 26 January for the government and the telecom regulator to reach a final decision. The BTRC has six weeks to give a final opinion after which the government will have two weeks to make its final decision.
China: Handover of assets to China Tower Company completed
China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have completed the handover of their tower assets to the newly-formed China Tower Company.