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Curriculum Vitæ Lieutenant Colonel Md Rakibul Hassan Director (Systems & Services Department) Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Cell: +880-1552202725 / Skype: "raqueeb.hassan"

PGP/GnuPG Fingerprint: 1D41 F47D 577A F7FB 426B C09A 351B 0B6E 9954 E658


Objectives. a. Immidiate Objective. To submit brief account of my resume with a special attention to my telecommunication qualifications, training and work experience. b. Ultimate Objective. To serve Bangladesh better.


Telecommunication Regulatory Training- IDA, Singapore Course on „4th Telecom Regulatory Course “Enabling Framework for ICT Development - The Singapore Experience”‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore. Duration. 12 July, 2010 to 16 July, 2010 (01 week). Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) Policy Formulation & Regulatory Principles- Balancing Act & Processes. Competition Management Framework, Challenges in Managing Competition. Consumer Protection Framework, Provisions, Complaints Processes. Licensing Framework, Licensing Regime, FBO, SBO (Individual + Class). Enforcement & Resolution Processes, Reference Interconnection Offer. Resource Management – Spectrum & Numbering Plan Management. Infrastructure Sharing, NGNBN, IDA’s Regulatory Framework for NGNBN.


Technical Trainings - USA. a. Course on „Automated Spectrum Management Systems‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. TCI International, Inc. Fremont, CA 94538, USA. Duration. 10 March 2008 to 21 March 2008, 02 Weeks. Course Contents: (a) DSP based engineering analysis: (e.g. field strength, interference [harmonic and intermodulation products of co-located transmitters], band allocation, terrain profile plot [Fresnel zone], field-strength plotting on maps, LOS visibility path between sites). (b) Statistical accounts of relevant data: (e.g. number of applications approved, pending, incomplete or rejected; license status; financial records; and complaints received, resolved, and rejected).

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Course on „Spectrum Monitoring Systems‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. TCI International, Inc. Fremont, CA 94538, USA. Duration. 25 February 2008 to 05 March 2008, 02 Weeks. Course Contents: (a) Measuring direction finding (DF) using angle of arrival (AOA) and it’s time difference of arrival (TDOA), detection and capture of very weak signal in crowded RF environment using instantenous bandwidth deducting antenna and receiver noise figure. (b) Analyzing the spectrum violation detection in scheduled and interactive measurement, EMC computation, path loss, link analysis, antenna height analysis, frequency planning [Freq. vs. signal to-noise].


Course on „Information Systems OP-Analyst 531-74B10‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. US Army Signal Center [ICT], Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA. Duration. 02 December 2002 to 02 April 2003, 552 Hours. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) Automation in Information Security. Administration of UNIX (Solaris/SunOS) and Windows 2000 Server. Configuration of Cisco Switches and Routers. TCP/IP, administration of networks. IP based Defence Messaging System (DMS) based on X.400 etc.


Course on „Information Assuarance Security Officer Certification Course‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. US Army Signal Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA. Duration. 02 December 2002 to 09 December 2002, 40 Hours. Course Contents. (a) (b) Information Security [US Army Grade]. Information security awareness.


Course on „Fort Gordon Computer User Security Training Course‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. US Army Signal Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA. Duration. 25 November 2002 to 27 November 2002, 20 Hours. Course Contents. (a) (b) Computer Security. Computer Security within US Army Base.


Sub-course on „Installation of the Automatic Telephone Central Office AN/TTC-41(V)2‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. US Army Correspondence Program, AIPD, USA. Duration. Correspondence Program. Course Contents. (a) (b) Preparation of AN/TTC-41 for use. Installation and making signal connection to AN/TTC-41.

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g. Sub-course on „Operation of the Automatic Telephone Central Office AN/TTC-41(V)2 (SOJT)‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. US Army Correspondence Program, AIPD, USA. Duration. Correspondence Program. Course Contents. (a) (b) 4. Start up procedures of AN/TTC-41. Operating procedures of AN/TTC-41.

Technical Training - Germany. a. Course on SIEMENS’s „HICOM 300E Basic System Communication Services‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Information & Communications Networks Training Institute, Munich. Duration. 13 November 2000 to 08 December 2000. Course Contents. (a) (b) b. Administration, maintenance procedures, database storing. Error diagnostic, AMO level training, Lab practices.

Course on SIEMENS’s „HICOM 300E Networking Services‟. (1) Institution. Siemens ICN Training Institute, Munich. (2) Duration. 11 December 2000 to 22 December 2000. (3) Course Contents. (a) (c) (d) Network Structures, Network synchronization, numbering schemes. Transmission Media, S0, S2 Interfaces, ISDN, Lab practices. Signaling/Protocols CorNet-N, E-DSS1, QSIG, practical exercises.


Telecommunication Trainings- BSNL [ALTTC and BRBRAITT], India a. Course on „Concept of Design and Implementation of MPLS Core Network‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. BRBRA Institute of Telecom Training, BSNL, Jabalpur, India. Duration. 24 November, 2008 to 06 December, 2008 (02 weeks). Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) MPLS Core Network requirements and Network Design Elements. L3 MPLS/VPN services in MPLS/IP network, IPv6 over MPLS Networks. QoS, MP-BGP, Traffic Engineering, and Network Recovery. Concept of Service level Agreement and design, enterprise design study.

b. Course on „Next Generation Network (NGN) and IP based TAX (Trunk Automatic Exchange)‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Advanced Level Telecom Training Center, BSNL, Ghaziabad, India. Duration. 10 September 2007 to 14 September 2007. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) NGN Protocols, IMS, migration strategies to NGN. Legacy service access via IMS-SSF, MBMS, CSI, VCC. 3GPP IMS architecture, MGCF, CSCF, S/Proxy-CSCP routing behaviours. Protocol analysis, i.e. SIP, RTP/RTCP/MEGACO/H.248/323
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IP addressing VSLM/CIDR, VLAN, RIP, OSPF and BGP at length.

Telecommunication Training- PTA, Pakistan a. Training Workshop on „Implementing Mobile Number Portability (MNP)‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. ITU ASP CoE Network, Pakistan Telecom Authority Node, Pakistan. Duration. 22 August 2007 to 24 August 2007. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) b. Strategic role of MNP in a competitive market. Technologies and Networking: Database concepts (distributed). Number Portability Clearing House Interface Specifications and Schema. Call routing mechanism, interface, inter-operability (Mobile-to-Mobile, Fixed-to-Mobile). Guideline for Preparation of RFP/ToR.

ITU On-line course on „Porting Process Guidelines and Regulations on MNP‟ [follow-up]. (1) (2) (3) Institute. ITU ASP CoE Network, Pakistan Telecom Authority Node, Pakistan. Duration. 21 January 2008 to 29 February 2008. Course Contents. [Follow up on-line course to previous training] (a) Porting process guidelines, process flow & message exchanges. (b) Financial obligation settlement, inter-operator charging and settlement. (c) Portability domain (geographic, service, operators etc.), all routings. (d) Implementation timeframe estimation and MNP project Implementation.


Technical Trainings- SIEMENS/ITU/APNIC/BDCERT/JPCERT/BTT/BTRC Dhaka a. Training Workshop on „Advanced BGP Routing and IPv6 Deployment‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG XV). Duration. 30 January 2010 to 3 February 2010, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) b. IPv4 and IPv6, OSPF, iBGP, eBGP, BGP scaling on 16+ routers lab. BGP policies, Route reflectors, BGP best practices. BGP configuration essentials, Policy routing, IXP design.

Training Workshop on „IPv6 Routing‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. APNIC, Brisbane QLD 4064, Australia. Duration. 24 November 2010 to 27 November 2010, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) (b) (d) IPv6 Overview, Migration, IPv6 Network planning essentials. 2 Byte and 4 Byte AS Numbers, Router configuration. OSPF and BGP operation, IXP design – BLPA & MLPA.


Training on „SwissQual‟s Diversity Benchmarker and NQDI‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. SwissQual, AG Allmendweg, 8 CH-4528 Zuchwil. Duration. 20 December 2009 to 31 December 2009, BTRC, Dhaka. Course Contents.
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Platform overview of Diversity system, algorithm and hardware. Communication architecture overview, measurement configuration. NQDI protocol diagnosis to analyze the quality on audio, data and video services in parallel with all network parameters.

Training on „Technical Standardisation, QoS and Monitoring Framework‟. (1) Institution. (Consotium of Consultants) (a) Telecel Communications (Pvt) Ltd, India. (b) Infrasutrure Investment Facilitation Center (IIFC). (c) KMBCON, India. Duration. 21 June 2009 to 19 July 2009, BTRC, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) (b) (f) Quality of Services (QoS) standards based on ITU-T, ETSI, ISO. Coordination and Participation in ITU Standardization Activities. Framework for the Quality of Communications Services. (1) Cellular Mobile Telephone Serivces. (2) Fixed Wireline (PSTN) Services. (3) Broadband Services.

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Training on „Administration of BTT-SCOPE for CDR Analysis System (CAS)‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Bilji Teknoloji Tasarim Ltd (BTT), Ankara, Turkey. Duration. 05 April 2009 to 16 April 2009, BTRC, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) Initial CAS implementation, system architecture. Mediation Process and DB, UNIX basics, directory structure. Database architecture, backup, maintenance & live exercises.


Training on „IRME, DNS/DNSSEC, IPv6, IRR‟. (1) Institution. Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC). (2) Duration. 02 June 2009 to 05 June 2009, Dhaka. (3) Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) [2 [3 [4 [5 June] Internet Resource Management Essentials (IRME). June] Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). June] Internet Routing Registry (IRR). June] Domain Name System Security (DNS/DNSSEC).

g. Industry Workshop on „Cost Modelling, Interconnection Framework & Tariff Policy Project‟, part of ITU Consultation. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Incyte Consulting Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia. Duration. 31 March 2010, BTRC, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) Session 1: Discuss the purpose of the cost models and role in regulation of tariffs. (b) Session 2: Explain key regulatory and costing principles, present model methodologies and best practice approaches.

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(c) Session 3: Outline data requirements, Reinforce cooperation for best industry and operator outcomes and Confirm project expectations. h. Training Workshop on „Significant Market Power‟, part of ITU Consultation. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Windsor Place Consulting Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia. Duration. 27 May 2009, BTRC, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) j. Session 1: Introduction to basic competition concepts. Session 2: Case studies on competition policies. Session 3: Current competition laws in Bangladesh and way forward.

Stakeholder’s Training Workshop on „Unified Licensing Regime‟, part of WB Consultation. (1) (2) (3) Institution. David Butcher and Associates, Wellington, New Zealand. Duration. 27 September 2009, BTRC, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) Licensing regimes based on technology-neutral and service-neutrality. (b) Objectives of licensing, international best practices & number of licenses. (c) Which model is appropriate for Bangladesh based on efficient use of Infrastructure? Appropriate fees, charges, revenue shares & migration issues.

k. Stakeholder’s Workshop on „Management Information System (MIS) and Statistical Indicators Tool‟, part of ITU Consultation. (1) (2) (3) Conducted by. S. K. Gupta, ITU Expert, Senior Advisor, TRAI, India. Duration. 21st Oct 2009, BTRC, Dhaka. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) l. Discuss the purpose of collection of data for statistical indicators. Concept of ICT development index, Digital opportunity index, connectivity index. Data requirement by international organizations for different reports. Basic definition, data collection procedures and role of various stakeholders.

Training on „Operation and Maintenance of Microwave SRA L Radio‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. SIEMENS Bangladesh Limited. Duration. 11 February 2007 to 20 February 2007. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) Overview of PDH Radio System - SRA L. FFZ calculation, mechanical design. SRA L system operation and trouble shooting.


Training on „Operation and Maintenance of Microwave SRA L XD Radio‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. SIEMENS Bangladesh Limited. Duration. 22 February 2007 to 01 March 2007. Course Contents.

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New features of PDH Radio System - SRA L XD. SRAL XD System Operation, software management. IP management and the network troubleshooting.

Training on „Operation and Maintenance of Flexible Multiplexer, FMX‟. (1) (2) (3) Institution. SIEMENS Bangladesh Limited. Duration. 04 March 2007 to 08 March 2007. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) Features, E1 to tie-line configuration, fractional E1 usability. Sofware configuration for data card, troubleshooting. Multiplexer as a service.


Training Workshop on Information Security + [1 day Conference]. (1) Organizers. BDCERT & JPCERT/CC [Japanese CERT]. (2) Duration. 04 November 2008 to 06 November 2008. (3) Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) Incident handling, incident analysis, PGP/GPG signing. Network monitoring, monitoring exercises, required tools. CSIRT Tools, CSIRT Information Gathering.


Trainings from Signals Communications School, Bangladesh Army. a. Signal Officers Basic Course, (SOBC-16). (1) (2) Duration. 17 Apr 1993 to 10 Mar 1994 (47 Weeks, = 1640 periods) Course Contents. (Only relevent courses are cited) (a) Electricity & Magnetism. (b) Applied Mathematics. (c) Electronic Technology (d) Aerial Propagation. (e) Modern Communication. (f) Radio Relay Theory. (g) Digital Technique (DT). (h) Signal Equipment. (j ) Electronic Warfare. (k) Battery Charging. ( l) Telephony, Line Transmission and Line laying theory.


Officers Radio Relay Course, (ORRC-5). (1) (2) Duration. 17 Apr 1993 to 10 Mar 1994 (47 Weeks, = 1640 periods) Course Contents. (Only relevent courses are cited) (a) (c) Electronics. Radio Relay Theory (b) (d) Antenna Theory. Comunication Exercises.


Officers Communication Planning and System Engineering Course, (OCPSEC-1) (1) (2) Duration. 08 Oct 2005 to 29 Dec 2005 (12 Weeks = 442 periods) Course Contents. (Only relevent courses are cited) (a) (c) (e) (g) (g) Microwave & Radio comm System (b) Tactical Comm. Digital Exch, Line Communication. (d) Electronic Warefare. Frequency Distribution, Management. (f) Communication Exercise. Computer based Communication System. Preparation of Technical Specification /Project Work.


Appointed as Instructor for Signals School, Jessore - Advanced Computer Course (ACC)
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Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Operating System Trainings. (a) Sun Educational Services. (1) Solaris System Administration I (SA-238). (2) Solaris System Administration II (SA-238). Linux (Slackware) Training from Grameen Cybernet (ISP). -- Sep 2003. -- Nov 2003. -- Sep 1998.

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Microsoft Official Curriculam, Microsoft India Ltd. (Hosted in Dhaka) (1) Course on Windows NT Server 4.0 (Course-803). -- Mar 1997. (2) Networking Essentials. -- Apr 1998. (3) Implementing MS Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Technologies (Course-689). -- Feb 1998. (4) Internetworking Microsoft TCP/IP on Windows NT 4.0 (Course-688). -- Feb 1998. (5) Fundamental of Windows NT Server 4.0 (Course-687) -- Aug 1998. (6) Core Technologies of Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 (Course-771). -- Sep 1998. (7) Implementing and Database Design on MS SQL Server 6.5 (Course-750). -- Aug 1998. Certifications (a) (b) Microsoft Certified Professional [MCP] Certification Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer [MCSE] Certification -- 19 Oct, 1998. -- 08 Apr, 1999.


Programming Language Training. (a) (b) Programming C/C++ (CPP-01/09), Army Computer Training School, Dhaka -- 7 July 2002 to 15 October 2002. Unix Scripting (gcc, make, gdb, emacs, perl, tcl/tk and Unix shell) -- Self paced.


ITU on-line Training Course on “Universal Service Funds - Operations and Management” (1) (2) (3) Institution. ITU Asia-Pacific CoE and Sepulveda Consulting Inc.,Toronto, Canada. Duration. 5 April 2010 to 14 May 2010. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) Universal Service issues, mechanisms, promoting US with funds (USFs). International, regional and country experience with USFs. Understanding of governance, admin and operational aspects of USFs. Collection, disbursement, design and implementation of USFs and Projects.


ITU on-line Training Course on “QoS Framework for Land Mobile Telecommunication Services” (1) (2) (3) Institution. ITU Asia-Pacific CoE, Policy and Regulations Node, PTA, Pakistan. Duration. 25 October 2009 to 4 December 2009. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) Fundamental of Quality of Service for land mobile network. Key performance indicators and measurement methods. Drive test theory, practice & mobile quality of service in 3G environment.
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QoS of service evaluation framework and end user benefit.

ITU on-line Training Course on “Universal Service Policies and Practices” (1) (2) (3) Institution. ITU-UUM ASP CoE for Rural ICT Dev, Universiti Utara Malaysia. Duration. 20 August 2009 to 3 October 2009. Course Contents. (a) Introduction, policies and regulations for Universal Service. (b) USO Strategies, implementation, rollout, technology application for the underserved, Universal Access to broadband. (c) Issues and challenges in implementing USO.


ITU on-line Training Course on “WiMAX Networks – 802.16 EEE Standard” (1) (2) (3) Institution. ITU CoE for Americas Region along with ITBA and CITEL. Duration. 03 December 2007 to 15 February 2008. Course Contents. (a) (b) (c) (d) 802.16 high-level Architecture and the 802.16 family of standards. 802.16 Medium Access Control and 802.16 physical layer. Frequency reuse in fixed and mobile WiMAX networks. Mobility management procedures.


Contributions to the Rapporteur‟s Groups (ITU-D Study Group 2/Block 3) (1) (2) (3) Location: ITU Headquarters, Place Des Nations, Geneva 20, Switzerland. Duration: 18 March 2009 to 27 March 2009. Questioniares: (18 – 19am March)

Question 10-2/2: Telecommunications for rural and remote areas;

Question 22/2: Utilization of ICT for disaster management, resources, and active and passive space based sensing systems as they apply to disaster and emergency relief situations; (19pm –20 March) Question 18-1/2: Implementation aspects of IMT-2000 and information-sharing on systems beyond IMT-2000 for developing countries; (23 – 24am March) Question 20-2/2: Examination of access technologies for broadband telecommunications; (24pm –25 March) Question 11-2/2: Examination of terrestrial digital sound and television broadcasting technologies and systems, including cost/benefit analyses, interoperability of digital terrestrial systems with existing analogue networks, and methods of migration from analogue terrestrial techniques to digital techniques; (26 March) Question 19-1/2: Strategy for migration from existing networks to next- generation networks for developing countries; (27 March) 15. Conferences Attended [abroad only]

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(a) Speaker in ITU-MIC Forum on Wireless Broadband Networks for Asia-Pacific Region, as jointly hosted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan and International Telecommunication Union (ITU). (1) (2) (3) Location: Duration: Sessions: Mita Kaigisho, Tokyo, Japan. 23-24 March 2010. a. Policies and initiatives for achieving diffusion of wireless broadband in rural and remote areas, Contributed here from Bangladesh. b. Low-cost wireless broadband infrastructure and future pilot projects. c. IMT and future perspective on wireless NGN. d. Innovation: Broadband access technologies. e. Broadband wireless networks: Practices in the Asia-Pacific region. f. Presentation by ICT companies.

(b) Attended as Delegate in ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2010 (PP-10), this being the key event at which ITU Member States decide on the future role of the organization, thereby determining the organization's ability to influence and affect the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide. Bangladesh has won ITU Council membership for the first time. (1) (2) (3) Location: Duration: Sessions: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. 13-22 October 2010. a. Organization and work of Committees 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & WG-PL. b. Report of the Budget Control Committee (COM 3) and Credentials Committee (COM2) to Plenary. c. Completion of work by Committees 5 and 6 and reports to Plenary. d. Enabling a low carbon future: the key role of ICTs to address climate change. e. Accessible ICTs for persons with disabilities. f. Final reading by Plenary of the texts of the Final Acts. g. Cybersecurity.

(c) Forum on IPTV Standards, “Policymaking and related activities in the field of standardisation of IPTV”. Supported by Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore and Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT). (1) (2) Location: Duration: Suntec Singapore Int’l Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore. 8 – 10 Feburary, 2010.

(d) Global Industry Leaders Forum (GILF), “Hands on or hands off?: Stimulating growth through effective ICT regulation” 2009. (1) (2) (e) Location: Duration: Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center, Beirut, Lebanon. 9 November, 2009.

9th ITU Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) 2009. (1) (2) (3) Location: Duration: Sessions: Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center, Beirut, Lebanon. 10 - 12 November, 2009. a. Effective regulation in a converged world: New challenges for regulators.
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Impact of the financial crisis on regulation. Consumer protection: Meeting the expectations of the connected – Contributed here from Bangladesh. Universal access policies in the 21st century. IP and traditional interconnection: A world of divergence? Mobile termination: To regulate or not to regulate? Market entry in a converged world. A VoIP world.

ITU-D Regional Development Forum (RDF) "NGN and Broadband, Opportunities and Challenges", 2009. (1) (2) Location: Duration: The Phoenix Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 27 July 2009 to 29 July 2009.


Informa’s 3rd Annual LTE & HSPA Evolution Asia Conference, 2008. (1) Location: Hotel Nikko Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. (2) Duration: 08 October 2008 to 10 October 2008. The Evolution of WiMAX in Asia, ASEAN WiMAX Summit, 2007. (1) (2) Location: Duration: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, KL, Malaysia. 20 November 2007 to 22 November 2007.



Educational Qualifications. (a) Master of Science in Communications Engineering [MSCE]. (1) (2) (a) Institution. United International University, Dhaka. Result, CGPA 3.28/4. 2007-2009 [with required undergrad pre-requisites]

Bachelors of Arts. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Year of Passing. Result. 2nd Class Chittagong University, Bangladesh Military Academy. 1992 (Economics, English, History)


Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Exam. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Year of Passing. Result. 1st Division Pabna Cadet College. 1989 (General Math, Statistics)


Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Exam. (1) (2) (3) Institution. Year of Passing. Result. 1st Division Pabna Cadet College. 1987 (General Math, Higher Math)


Experience in Telecommunication Services. a. Regulatory Experiences [BTRC] Drafted/drafting major licensing guidelines as Licensing Team Coordinator:
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Broadband Wireless Access [BWA] (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i) (j) (k)

-- Completed

Foreign and local equity up to 60:40% /Open network architecture required/ CPE interoperability between 2.3/2.5 MHz bands [when available] 128 kbps/contention ratio 1:20/U:Download 1:4/throughput ensured up to first overseas internet entry point [National broadband Policy = 128 kbps] Provided national numbering plan to be able to reach other phone users Allowed to have IX peering between data and IPTelephony providers [IPTelephony license is bundled]; can bundle unlimited calls between IPTSPs Able to route calls using ICX with an onward connectivity to IGW to reach ANS, traditional networks Allowed to use any access technology which combines with wi-fi, fiber (except few cities) etc. Provided with 35 MHz of bandwidth from 2.5/2.5 MHz band with a mandatory 5 MHz of guard band In conformity with ITU and EU spectrum allocation recommendation option 2 where future LTE deployment was considered, 2615-2620 MHz is kept as mandatory guard band between its TDD and future FDD assignment WiMAX forum profiling certification required Zone wise rollout coverage, each has to cover 2 out of 4 zones, duplicated by 2 operators each zone for price competition, each can go nationwide after fulfilling their target area Nearly unified licensing terms to meet the criteria’s soon-to-be Unified Licensing condition to be rolled out in 2011 when all major mobile operators license expires -- Completed


Call Center (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g)

Foreign equity up to 45% Initial draft had allowed both IP/IPLC connectivity, use of IP is still limited Permitted to create VPN/encryption software Hosted based licensees were allowed to have virtualized solution in initial draft No revenue sharing with govt for 3-5 years depending upon placement, 0.5% after the revenue sharing holidays DRS/DSC is permitted in international location Older stringent rules are being replaced with newer “open” rules -- On Going -- Suspended -- Completed

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3G Licensing Guidelines [Initial draft] Content Provider/Value Added Services [Initial draft] IP Telephony (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

Overlay service for ISPs/to enable smooth migration to adopt NGN IX peering (NIX) is allowed for both voice and data Numbering plan provided to connect ICX and other ANS/traditional networks IX peering would allow bundling free/unlimited calls between IPTSPs Mandatory connectivity to ICX and IGW for onward international connectivity as per ILDTS policy -- On Going -- On Going

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Mobile Number Portability [MNP] International Terrestrial Cable License [ITC], proposed

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Delivered being part of the core group drafting following licensing guidelines/licenses: (1) (2) (3) International Gateway (IGW) Interconnect Exchange (ICX) International Internet Gateway (IIG) -- Completed -- Completed -- Completed

Member of Evaluation Committee for the following licensings (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (5) International Gateway (IGW) Interconnect Exchange (ICX) International Internet Gateway (IIG) Broadband Wireless Access [BWA] IP Telephony [IPTSP], Phase I Technical/Financial Proposal: RFP for Unified Licensing Regime Consulting Services for Unified Licensing (BTRC-Package 4.12) IP Telephony [IPTSP], Phase II -----Completed Completed Completed Completed Completed

-- Completed -- Ongoing

Working as Project Coordinator for some major consultations with ITU for BTRC (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Significant Market Power (SMP) -- Completed MIS and Statistical tools for Regulatory Regime, Assesment -- Completed MIS and Statistical tools for Regulatory Regime, Implementation -- On Going Interconnection Framework, Cost Modelling and Tariff Policies -- On Going Establishing Bangladesh Computer Emergency Response Team (bdCERT) -- Drafted the technical request to ITU, yet not planned Establishing Internet Exchange (Peering) Point between two IIGs in Bangladesh -- Drafting the technical request to ITU, yet not planned

Department (Systems and Services) Projects: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) Analysis of Leased Internet Access Pricing Analysis of Domestic Backhaul Pricing [including PGCB] Internet for TK 300 [4.31 USD approx], wholesale to retail Interconnection Cost Modeling Pricing (LRIC) - voice operators Proposed bandplan for IMT-2000 for BWA/3G/LTE Open Access to Cable Landing Station (CLS) Wireless Internet, Out of Band Charge -------Completed Completed On Going On Study On Going On Study On Going

Member of BTRC/SATRC Standing Committees (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) b. Spectrum Management Committee (SMC) Committee for Revision of National Frequency Allocation Plan 2005 (NFAP) BTRC team member on Unified Licensing Regime (ULR) consultation Review committee of National Broadband Policy SATRC Working Group on action plan “Regional Network Connectivity in SATRC countries including International Tariff Issues”. BTRC focal point for “Digital Bangladesh” project.

Network Designing and Installation. (1) (2) (3) (4) First Modem Connectivity between Rangpur and Sayedpur. Internet connectivity solution to Comilla Cantonment. Proposal for IP connectivity of Ghatail Cantonment. Operation and Maintenace of SRA L/XD Microwave Network.
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Apr, 1994. Feb, 2002. Apr, 2005. Jun, 2006.


Army Headquarters. (a) (b) (c) (d)

-- Jul, 2007.

System Integrator on Groupware Solutions, [OCS, MS Exchange]. Sun Solaris/FreeBSD solution developer and Administrator. Worked towards building security policies for Cisco based network solution. Developed Linux based SoftSwitch solutions for distant military Missions.

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BTRC, designed and rolled out corporate groupware and IP telephony solution.

Communication Provider in UN Mission, Congo (DRC). (1) (2) (3) Tactical wireless (HF, VHF and UHF) communications. Tactical communication (land line) with digital field exchanges. Internet connectivity over WIFI IEEE 802.11 hotspots.


Publications. a. Numerous ICT Articles in Computer Tomorrow, the monthly Computer Magazine. Couple of such preview copies: Corporate Internet solution with NAT’ed Linux box http://wideangle.googlepages.com/netmasq.pdf Corporate Fax solution with Linux/BSD box http://wideangle.googlepages.com/faxsol.pdf UNIX Scriptings http://wideangle.googlepages.com/unixscript.pdf Windows+Apache+MySQL+PHP http://wideangle.googlepages.com/wamp1.pdf Windows MovieMaker2 http://wideangle.googlepages.com/moviemaker2.pdf [More can be provided upon request]


Telecommunications Regulatory Articles (Only telecom related). (1) The principles of Interconnection. -- Published in Prothom Alo Daily. Preview copy: http://wideangle.googlepages.com/interconnection.pdf (2) Open Courseware at MIT. -- Published in Prothom Alo Daily. Preview copy: http://wideangle.googlepages.com/ocw.pdf (3) VoIP Peering and Triple Play. -- Published in Prothom Alo Daily. Preview copy: http://wideangle.googlepages.com/voip-peering.pdf (4) VoIP regulation and the world. -- Cleared for Publication. Preview copy: http://wideangle.googlepages.com/voip1.pdf (5) VoIP regulatory framework and some guidelines. -- Not cleared for Publication. Preview copy: http://wideangle.googlepages.com/voip2.pdf (6) Being the group member, the input document: SATRC Working Group Report on
"Regional Network Connectivity and Roaming and Tariff Issues among SATRC Countries"

Preview copy: http://www.aptsec.org/meetings/2009/SATRC-11/Doc/doclist.html 19. Internet Presence a. b. c. http://raqueeb.wordpress.com/ [Personal ideas, no organizational ideology is reflected]. Search engine keywords “raqueeb hassan” will return Internet presence since 1997. PGP/GPG Fingerprint: tinyurl.com/gpgfingerprint or wideangle.googlepages.com/key.txt.

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