About us - Telecom and Space

Division of Telecom and Space Mandates:

  1. Frame telecommunications policies, legislation, regulations, standards and plans
  2. Develop space law, policies and regulations
  3. Lead agency for coordination and implementation of space program and activities
  4. Focal Administration for satellite filings and frequency coordination in consultation with BICMA
  5. Coordinate resources allocated through Satellites
  6. Liaise with International Space Organizations
  7. Conduct research on space technologies used for space programs
  8. Conduct research work on Space and Satellite applications
  9. Implement developmental projects
  10. Implement the action plans in the Bhutan Telecommunications & Broadband Policy 2014
  11. Radiofrequency Spectrum plan, management & coordination (GSM, 2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi, WiMax, Satellite, Microwave)
  12. Emergency communications
  13. Carry out research and recommend on emerging technologies
  14. Liaise with BICMA and private sector
  15. Coordinate with regional and international telecommunications bodies (APT, ITU, ISOC, ITSO)