Over a decade ago, Kamal Quadir adorned the venue of the launching ceremony of bKash, a nascent mobile financial service provider that he just founded at that time, with some black and white pictures in big frames.
Grameenphone lost 8 lakh customers in July as the country’s top mobile network provider is starting to feel the pinch of a ban on new SIM sales imposed by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).
In 2011, state-owned Telephone Shilpa Sangstha (TSS) made Bangladesh proud by assembling the country’s first laptop, showing promises to deliver the device at an affordable price and help the government to implement its digitalisation agenda.
The government has selected three private firms to award them the licence to establish, maintain and operate submarine cables as it looks to ramp up the supply of bandwidth amid a surge in data consumption.
Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, former managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) of Robi Axiata, has filed a suit against the telecom operator, its board chairman and former group CEO seeking Tk 227 crore in retirement benefits and damages for 'wrongful dismissal'.
Bangladesh’s payment ecosystem is poised to leapfrog to become a very large substantial payment market within the South Asia and Asia Pacific region in the next few years, said Vikas Varma, chief operating officer for South Asia at Mastercard.