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Internet growth hinges on local content, cheap phones

Bangla-language contents appropriate for the masses and lower prices of internet and smartphones are key to taking the internet to the majority of people, analysts said yesterday. "We will have to tell people why internet is important and a great equaliser where they can do whatever they want to do," said Munir Hasan, president of Wikimedia Bangladesh. He called for developing contents in Bangla to drive the growth of internet. Vivek Sood, chief executive of Grameenphone, said mobile subscribers' education and awareness...

Internet for empowerment

Internet for empowerment

Grameenphone aims to get 50 to 60 percent of the country's population online in the next three to four years, said the carrier's chief executive Vivek Sood at a roundtable yesterday. Currently 22 percent people use the internet, according to the data of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. Sood urged all stakeholders including the government, regulator,...

GP gets Green Mobile Award

GP gets Green Mobile Award

Grameenphone Ltd, the country’s largest mobile phone operator, has been awarded the Green Mobile Award for its Climate Change programmes. “This programme has set clear targets for the adoption of renewable power sources, including water conservation, and displays commitment to long term pursuit of the project aims,” the GSMA award judges said while presenting...

Five new Ayub Bachchu songs launched by GP

Five new Ayub Bachchu songs launched by GP

Mobile operators Grameenphone have launched five new tracks from Ayub Bachchu's unreleased album, exclusively for their subscribers. In a press conference on the occasion yesterday, Ayub Bachchu said he has poured his heart into these songs, and has enjoyed thoroughly working for this album. Grameenphone subscribers can set the songs as 'Welcome Tunes' or...

Students to get 21 lakh free internet hours from GP

Students to get 21 lakh free internet hours from GP

Grameenphone will provide 21 lakh free internet hours for schoolchildren in collaboration with development organisation Brac, starting February 21, International Mother Language Day. Under an initiative known as Internet for All, students of 250 schools will be able to use free internet at the Gonokendra, a multi-purpose community learning centre managed by Brac at...

Channel i-Grameenphone Prokriti Mela '14

Channel i-Grameenphone Prokriti Mela '14

To hark back to the colours of six seasons and create awareness about the natural and environmental elements of Bangladesh, “Channel i-Grameenphone Prokriti Mela 2014” was held on January 18 at Channel i premises. Environment and Forestry Minister Anwar Hossain Manju, noted nature scientists, litterateurs, environmentalists and Channel i and Grameenphone officials inaugurated the...

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