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

SATRC Working Group on Policy, Regulation and Services (WG PRS) is dealing with isseues 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.


  • Chairman: Mr. Wangay Dorji, Bhutan Infocom and Media Authority (BICMA)
  • Vice-Chairmen: TBD, Afgahistan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA) & Mr. Abdul Samad, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)
  • WG Experts: Click here to download the complete list of the Experts of the WG PRS.

Assgined Work Items:
The Work Items of WG PRS during the implementation of SATRC Action Plan Phase VI (2017-2018) are as follows:

  • Policy and regulatory aspects of infrastructure sharing
  • ICT regulatory framework for M2M communications and IoT for the SATRC countries
  • Enhanced consumer protection in digital economy (taking into account the issues of Cybersecurity, Big Data and Data sovereignty)
  • Regulatory approaches to enhance broadband experiences 
  • Regulatory framework for Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO)

Related Documents:

  • SATRC Action Plan Phase VI

Meetings and Workshops:

Last updated on 23/04/2018
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