Bhutan (Kingdom of)

Date of Admission
Member Regulatory AuthorityBhutan InfoComm and Media Authority


Brief Country Profile

Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley

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Telecom Customer Protection (Amendment) Regulation, 20162022/10/27Download
Protection from SPAM, Unsolicited fraudulent and obnoxious communication Regulation 20092022/10/27Download
Guidelines for allocation of Spot Frequency License (2019)2022/10/27Download
Guidelines for use of Satellite Phones in Bhutan (2019)2022/10/27Download
Standards for Operation of the Digital Cable TV Broadcasting System (2018)2022/10/27Download
Guidelines for Operation of ISM Frequency Band (2017)2022/10/27Download
Application Guidelines for establishing FM Commercial Radio Station (2017)2022/10/27Download
License Terms and Conditions for the Operation of Cable TV Services (2016)2022/10/27Download
Guidelines for establishing Community or/and Campus FM Radio in Bhutan (2016)2022/10/27Download
License Terms and Condition for Community or/and Campus Radio Station (2016)2022/10/27Download
Application Guidelines for obtaining ICT Facilities-Based and Service-Based License (2012)2022/10/27Download
Rules on the Provision of ICT Facilities and ICT Services (2019)2022/10/27Download
Telecommunication Tariff (First Amendment) Order (2009)2022/10/27Download
Rules and Regulations on ICT Infrastructure Sharing (2019)2022/10/27Download
Rules and Regulations on ICT Type Approval (2019)Published in 20192022/10/27Download
Rules and Regulations on Universal Service Fund (2019)2022/10/27Download
Rules for the Operation of Cable TV Service (2017)2022/10/27Download
National Radio Rules (2011)2022/10/27Download
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