Appeal division of Supreme Court ordered Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to reactivate the blocked spectrum of Citycell within 24 hours. Besides, the court also asked the regulatory commission to withdraw the decision taken earlier for the cancellation of spectrum allocation license.
This court order was passed on Tuesday, July 26, 2017 by an Appeal Bench consisting of three members led by the Chief justice Mr. Surendra Kumar Sinha. The order got declared on the basis of an appeal made by Citycell considering the contempt of court.
Advocate Rokonuddin Mahmud and Ahsanul Karim were on Citycell’s behalf during the hearing, whereas Attorney General Mahbubay Alam, Karul Haque Siddique and Reza-E-Rabbi Khondokar were from BTRC.