Application for Major ICT Licence(s)
(Type A to E, and G Networks, and/or Type 1 to 5 and 9 to 16 Services)

                                   



Application Instructions


Licence Types are defined in a Section 23(2) Regulatory Notice published from time to time in the Cayman Islands Gazette by the Utility Regulation & Competition Office ('OfReg' or the'Office'). A copy of the current notice is available HERE.

The Office will publish a copy of your completed application and any attachments on its web site unless it is accompanied by a claim for confidentiality in accordance with the ICTA Confidentiality Regulations (available HERE). If a claim of confidentiality is made, the application must be accompanied by a redacted version for the public record.


Applicant


All communications regarding this application will be with the Applicant.

Name*
All communications regarding this application will be to this email address.

Applying Organisation/Entity

Postal address*
Physical address
Does Company have a current Trade & Business Licence?*
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Does the Company or any affiliate currently hold, or has it ever held, a telecommunications, broadcasting or ICT licence in the Cayman Islands or another country?*
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Has the Company or any affiliate ever had an application for a telecommunications, broadcasting or ICT licence in the Cayman Islands or another country refused?*


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Has the Company or any affiliate ever had a telecommunications, broadcasting or ICT licence in the Cayman Islands or another country revoked?*


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Upload details of ALL directors and officers of the Company. a. Full name b. Appointment c. Date appointed d. Private Address e. Age f. Nationality g. Occupation h. Other directorships held during the past 5 years i. Other business interests j. Whether or not resident in the Cayman Islands k. A curriculum vitae including a summary of background, and any experience relevant to running the networks and services applied for. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Provide a diagrammatic representation and narrative description of the Company’s management structure. Include brief resumes of key managerial staff indicating relevant prior experience, qualifications, and nationality. Detail any other sources of expertise available to the Company. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Provide names, addresses and contact details for the following professional advisors to the Company: a. Attorney b. Auditors c. Accountant d. Banker. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Is the Organisation/Entity Publicly Traded?*
If No, please upload Shareholders register, If Yes, please upload Company Registrars.
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Please upload names and addresses of all shareholders of the Company. Include nationality and place of residence. Also provide a diagrammatic representation of the applicant’s major shareholders, including the percentage of shares held.You may upload a PDF file only.


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Bankruptcy (Directors/Officers)*
Have any directors or officers of the Company ever declared personal bankruptcy or been a director or officer of a company which has gone into liquidation, official receivership, administration, or become insolvent (either while he was a director or officer or within 3 years of his ceasing to be a director or officer)?


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License Revocation (Directors/Officers)*
Have any directors of the Company been a director of a company whose ICT licence (or equivalent) has been revoked by any country’s regulatory authority for breach of licence condition(s) (either while he was a director or within 3 years of his ceasing to be a director)?


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Court Proceedings (Directors/Officers)*
Has any director of the Company or any member of the Company’s managerial staff ever been, or are they now, the defendant or respondent in any proceedings in any court in any jurisdiction involving non payment of debt, dishonesty, fraud, theft, restitution or violence?

Types of Network(s) and/or Service(s) being applied for.

Table 1: Major Public ICT Networks*
The following licence types may be included in this application PROVIDED at least one of the above has been selected. Licensees of these networks are subject to a fixed licence fee, usually annually.
Table 6: ICT Services
The Application Fee is CI$1,000.00 per location
Table 9: Occasional or Experimental ICT Services or Networks

Proposed Network(s) and/or Service(s)

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Upload a general description of the network or service, including: a. Licence Type b. Narrative description c. Geographical coverage d. Number and categories of customers anticipated to be served e. Arrangements for interconnection and infrastructure sharing, where appropriate f. Anticipated launch date – Grand Cayman g. Anticipated launch date – Cayman Brac h. Anticipated launch date – Little Cayman i. Anticipated developments over the next 3 years j. If wholesale services will be offered to other licensees. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload a full explanation of the technical and operational configuration, including: a. Description of the equipment to be used b. Technical specification c. Conformance with standards d. Source and availability e. Network security and resilience f. Environmental impact. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload a clear diagram showing: a. The conveyance of messages from the beginning (i.e. ways of accessing the applicant’s system) to the end (i.e. termination of the message). b. Directional arrows c. Labels showing which company owns and operates each part of the network. (Though the applicant’s system might represent a small part of the overall network, it is important for the Authority to know where the applicant’s system fits into the chain of conveyance of a message and what the applicant’s system does with that message.) You may upload a PDF file only.


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For each element of the network that involves radio transmission (if any), please upload an engineer’s technical report that includes the following information (include network links, local loop and cellular as appropriate): a. Technical narrative b. Equipment tabulation and technical specifications c. Transmitter site map d. Antenna element sketch e. Frequency allocation study f. Frequency coverage map g. Vertical plane elevation pattern h. Frequencies & channels or band(s) required i. Antenna Mode j. Effective radiated power (average & horizontal) k. Effective antenna height l. Transmitting site coordinates You may upload a PDF file only.


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Do you wish to apply for an allocation of numbers?
If yes, please check the appropriate box(es).

Operations

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Upload a full explanation of how the following services will be provided: a. Customer service and complaint resolution b. Customer billing c. Directory services to the public, and how directory information on the applicant’s own customers will be maintained and made available to others legitimately seeking it d. Access to 911 emergency services. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload a detailed business plan covering a period of at least 5 years that includes: a. Major assumptions used b. Sources of funding, debt levels, equity and independent confirmation as appropriate c. Pro forma financial statements for 3 years, to include balance sheet, cash flow and income statements. Financial statements should be provided in spreadsheet format with all input data, formulas and calculations left intact. d. An indication of when the applicant anticipates becoming profitable. NB. The applicant may be required to file a more precise business plan following completion of its interconnection and infrastructure arrangements. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload a marketing strategy that includes for each of the networks or services to be provided: a. Main target markets (e.g. wholesale or retail, residential or business) b. Sales plan. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload details of your proposed rates. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload copies of your terms and conditions for the provision of the proposed networks and services. You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload copies of representative samples of existing contracts with all classes of customer (if any). You may upload a PDF file only.


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Upload details of any quality of service targets supported by the applicant. You may upload a PDF file only.

Staffing

Payment Details

Application Fees (non-refundable) - to be paid in full at time of submission of Application.

License Fees are not included here.

License Fees are payable should your application be approved. License Fees and Guidance is available HERE.

CI$
Select payment method you will use.
As it appears on Credit Card.
Expiration Date on Credit Card*

Wire Transfer Details- United States dollars(USD)

Correspondent Bank: BNY Mellon, New York
ABA No.: 021 000 018
SWIFT Code: IRVTUS3N
Beneficiary Bank: Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited, Grand Cayman


For Final Credit: OfReg
Account: 8401641690010
Address: P.O Box 245, Grand Cayman KY1-1104, Cayman Islands.

Additional Transaction Fees may be assessed, these will be included in your invoice.

Upon submission of this form, OfReg's Accounts Department will email you an invoice for this application.

International Draft or Local Cheque

Personal or company cheques drawn on a non-Cayman Islands’ bank are NOT accepted.
Personal or company cheques drawn on a local Cayman Islands' bank are accepted.

International Drafts only in United States dollars (USD) are accepted.

All drafts/cheques payable to 'OfReg'.

Payment to be remitted to:
OfReg - Accounts Department

Mailing Address: PO Box 10189, Grand Cayman KY1-1002, Cayman Islands.

Physical Address: 85 North Sound Road, 3rd Floor, Alissta Towers, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Additional Transaction Fees may be assessed, these will be added to your invoice.

Upon submission of this form, OfReg's Accounts Department will email you an invoice for this application.

Certification

1. The Applicant by submitting this form and any attachments thereto represents, warrants and undertakes to and with OfReg that all information, facts and matters (together the ‘Information’) contained or referred to in the form and any attachments thereto are true and accurate as at the date of the application and correct in all respects and that nothing has been omitted which renders any of such Information incomplete, false or misleading.

2. So far as such Information relates in whole or in part to past or present matters of fact upon submission of the form, they shall also be deemed to constitute fundamental representations upon the faith of which OfReg may grant the Licence or Licences applied for.

3. Promptly upon the occurrence of or promptly upon the Applicant becoming aware of the impending or threatened occurrence of any event which would or might reasonably be expected to cause or constitute a breach of the representations, warranties and undertakings in sub-clause 1 above (or would have caused or constituted a breach of the representations, warranties and undertakings in sub-clause 1 had such event occurred or been known to theApplicant prior to the date of application), the Applicant shall give written notice of the same to OfReg and shall use its best endeavours promptly to prevent or remedy the same.

4. Where the Information consists of any audited accounts of the Applicant, the Applicant by submitting this form and any attachments thereto represents, warrants and undertakes to and with OfReg that those accounts are accurate in all material respects and show a true, complete and fair view of the state of affairs, financial position, assets and liabilities of the Applicant and of its results for the financial period therein stated.5. The Applicant further certifies that, to the best of its knowledge, any matters which might influence OfReg’s judgement as to whether the Applicant, its directors and substantial shareholders are fit and proper persons to hold an ICT licence have been made known to OfReg.

1. The Applicant by submitting this form and any attachments thereto represents, warrants and undertakes to and with OfReg that all information, facts and matters (together the ‘Information’) contained or referred to in the form and any attachments thereto are true and accurate as at the date of the application and correct in all respects and that nothing has been omitted which renders any of such Information incomplete, false or misleading.

2. So far as such Information relates in whole or in part to past or present matters of fact upon submission of the form, they shall also be deemed to constitute fundamental representations upon the faith of which OfReg may grant the Licence or Licences applied for.

3. Promptly upon the occurrence of or promptly upon the Applicant becoming aware of the impending or threatened occurrence of any event which would or might reasonably be expected to cause or constitute a breach of the representations, warranties and undertakings in sub-clause 1 above (or would have caused or constituted a breach of the representations, warranties and undertakings in sub-clause 1 had such event occurred or been known to theApplicant prior to the date of application), the Applicant shall give written notice of the same to OfReg and shall use its best endeavours promptly to prevent or remedy the same.

4. Where the Information consists of any audited accounts of the Applicant, the Applicant by submitting this form and any attachments thereto represents, warrants and undertakes to and with OfReg that those accounts are accurate in all material respects and show a true, complete and fair view of the state of affairs, financial position, assets and liabilities of the Applicant and of its results for the financial period therein stated.5. The Applicant further certifies that, to the best of its knowledge, any matters which might influence OfReg’s judgement as to whether the Applicant, its directors and substantial shareholders are fit and proper persons to hold an ICT licence have been made known to OfReg.

5. By submitting this form, you hereby confirm that you authorise OfReg to charge the provided credit card with the amount shown above as "Total Application Fees Payable"

Confidentiality
Do you wish to claim confidentiality for this application as per the ICTA (Confidentiality) Regulations, 2003?

Confidentiality


You will be contacted at the appropriate time regarding submission of redacted documents which will be for publication.

Finance

Licensing (ICT)

Approved for ICT Team Review?*