SATRC Working Group on Policy, Regulation and Services (WG PRS)

SATRC Working Group on Policy, Regulation and Services (WG PRS) is dealing with issues related to policy, regulation and services that are common in SATRC Members.  

Working Procedures:
SATRC WG PRS maintains the following working procedure:

  • Working Group will be chaired by nominee from one of the regulators
  • There should be at least one expert from each member regulator in each Working Group
  •  Regulators may nominate and encourage experts on relevant work from the  industry  sector of their country
  • Working Group will work on a number of work items relevant to the need of the SATRC region 
  • Work items will be proposed by the regulators, working group experts and SATRC consultant considering the needs of the regulators and the industry 
  • Working Group will have one physical meeting in a year. Beside physical meetings Working Group should conduct online activities through email reflector. 
  •  For attending the Working Group meeting one fellowship per SATRC Member will be granted 
  • Working Group will decide the scopes of work of each working items 
  •  The output of each work items could be a SATRC Report or Guideline or Opinion as decided by the Working Group. All the outputs of the Working Group must have to be approved by the next immediate meeting of the SATRC.


  • Chair: Mr. Chaudhary Mudassar Naveed, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)

  • Vice-Chairs: Dr. Shamsuzzoha, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and Mr. Rewoti Ram Pantha, Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA)

  • WG Experts: Click here to download the complete list of the Experts of the WG PRS.

Assigned Work Items:
The Work Items of WG PRS during the implementation of SATRC Action Plan Phase VIII (2022-2023) are as follows:

  • Work Item 1: Development of enabling policy and regulatory environments, in the context of SATRC, to embrace the new ecosystem brought by 5G
  • Work Item 2: Telecom active infrastructure sharing
  • Work Item 3: Regulatory issues related to OTT services and applications 
  • Work Item 4: NGSO satellite constellations: Requirements, challenges and impact in South Asia

Action Plan Phase VIII:

Action Plan Phase VII:


Last updated on 03/10/2023
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