Mahmudul Hasan

IT exports decline in July-March

Bangladesh’s IT exports declined in July-March of the current financial year, highlighting the country’s struggle to gain a foothold in the global information and communications technology sector.

10h ago

Mobile internet subscriber numbers witness big jump in April

The mobile internet subscriber base in Bangladesh witnessed a massive growth in April, increasing by 39 lakh, marking the biggest jump in recent years.

3d ago

Blow for private economic zones, hi-tech parks as tax benefits go

Currently, investors in the EZs and hi-tech parks qualify for a tax break for a decade starting from the first year of their operations. They are entitled to a full tax waiver in the first three years.

1w ago

5G technology remains a pie in the sky. Why

Is 5G merely a vanity, just another technology that offers nothing extraordinary? Or has it emerged as a central cog in transforming the digital space by resolving issues related to low speed and latency?

2w ago

Experts divided on 5G necessity

Experts are split on the necessity of rolling out 5G in Bangladesh due to several critical issues.

2w ago

Mobile internet, talktime to be costlier

The government has hiked the supplementary duty on mobile top-ups alongside VAT on SIM cards, pushing up costs that will be incurred by mobile and internet users, which will inevitably put a financial strain on access to essential services.

2w ago

‘New law may dent BTRC’s autonomy’

The government will have the power to set the terms of removal and resignation of the commissioners of the telecom regulator, according to a draft law.

2w ago

Regulator, GP holding talks over Tk 6,000cr late fees

The telecom regulator and Grameenphone have initiated negotiations regarding late fees of around Tk 6,000 crore based on an audit claim, as both parties seek an out-of-court settlement on the matter.

2w ago
June 24, 2024
June 24, 2024

IT exports decline in July-March

Bangladesh’s IT exports declined in July-March of the current financial year, highlighting the country’s struggle to gain a foothold in the global information and communications technology sector.

June 21, 2024
June 21, 2024

Mobile internet subscriber numbers witness big jump in April

The mobile internet subscriber base in Bangladesh witnessed a massive growth in April, increasing by 39 lakh, marking the biggest jump in recent years.

June 11, 2024
June 11, 2024

Blow for private economic zones, hi-tech parks as tax benefits go

Currently, investors in the EZs and hi-tech parks qualify for a tax break for a decade starting from the first year of their operations. They are entitled to a full tax waiver in the first three years.

June 8, 2024
June 8, 2024

5G technology remains a pie in the sky. Why

Is 5G merely a vanity, just another technology that offers nothing extraordinary? Or has it emerged as a central cog in transforming the digital space by resolving issues related to low speed and latency?

June 8, 2024
June 8, 2024

Experts divided on 5G necessity

Experts are split on the necessity of rolling out 5G in Bangladesh due to several critical issues.

June 7, 2024
June 7, 2024

Mobile internet, talktime to be costlier

The government has hiked the supplementary duty on mobile top-ups alongside VAT on SIM cards, pushing up costs that will be incurred by mobile and internet users, which will inevitably put a financial strain on access to essential services.

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

‘New law may dent BTRC’s autonomy’

The government will have the power to set the terms of removal and resignation of the commissioners of the telecom regulator, according to a draft law.

June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024

Regulator, GP holding talks over Tk 6,000cr late fees

The telecom regulator and Grameenphone have initiated negotiations regarding late fees of around Tk 6,000 crore based on an audit claim, as both parties seek an out-of-court settlement on the matter.

May 31, 2024
May 31, 2024

Meta to deal directly with advertisers in Bangladesh

The development has created panic among businesses as they apprehend difficulties in ensuring compliance with VAT and tax regulations when advertising directly with Meta.

May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024

Allocation for interest payments to rise 38%

The allocation for interest payments of domestic and foreign loans will likely increase by 38 percent to Tk 129,000 crore in the upcoming budget due to a significant hike in the cost of borrowing from both sources

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