Mahmudul Hasan

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Mobile subscriber base erodes on GP SIM ban

The number of mobile subscribers in the country continued to slide in August after the regulator banned Grameenphone from selling new SIMs at the end of June citing its failure to provide quality service, including incurring excessive call drops. 

October 9, 2022
October 9, 2022

Basic digital skills sought in 9 out of 10 jobseekers

Employers in Bangladesh required nine out of the last 10 jobseekers they hired in the past five years to possess at least basic digital literacy and skills, found an Asian Development Bank (ADB) and LinkedIn survey.  

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Now e-commerce falls prey to soaring inflation

Bangladesh’s e-commerce platforms have been witnessing a drop in sales in recent months due to high inflation and rising delivery costs. 

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Creating jobs, bringing home dollars

The outsourcing of graphic designing and image editing holds great promise for Bangladesh as many are already earning foreign currencies riding on the boom in digital businesses worldwide. 

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Telecom, internet disrupted

The failure of the national power grid caused disruptions to telecommunication and internet services in parts of the country yesterday.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Wholesale, retail sectors yet to fully recover

Wholesale and retail establishments that saw their business crippled by Covid-19 may have enjoyed some recovery alongside the return to economic normalcy but the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war now threatens to offset their gains amid global inflationary pressure.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Compensation for every call drop on cards

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is formulating a new rule to enable customers to receive compensation for every call drop suffered, albeit a maximum of seven a day.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Probe Evaly couple for money laundering

The court-appointed board for Evaly called for an investigation of money laundering as vast sums of cash remain traceless in the controversial e-commerce platform’s accounts.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

How innovations are transforming banking in Bangladesh

The adoption of digital technology has significantly transformed Bangladesh’s financial sector in the last one-and-a-half decades, bringing millions under banking services that have even reached the village level.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Audit fails to determine Evaly’s dues

Evaly’s creditors are unlikely to get their money back as there is no documentation at the controversial e-commerce platform’s end, making it difficult to verify who is owed what amount, found an audit into the company’s books commissioned by the court-appointed board.