Mahmudul Hasan

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Summit: a major player in ICT infrastructure

When one talks about Summit Group, it should come as no surprise that the conglomerate has solidified its position in Bangladesh’s power industry while its chairman, Muhammed Aziz Khan, has been listed by Forbes as one of the richest men in Singapore.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Internet users dip in October

The number of internet subscribers in Bangladesh, including those using mobile internet, fell in the three months to October while the growth in broadband connections flattened.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Mobile handset sales fall further

The woes of the mobile manufacturing industry in Bangladesh continues as the slowdown in sales has persisted for the last eight months amid higher consumer prices.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Private sector driving Bangladesh towards $1-tr economy

Private companies are spearheading Bangladesh’s growth with their energy and optimism, putting the economy on a path to cross the $1-trillion mark by 2040, according to a top global consulting firm. 

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

3rd submarine cable’s cost set to rise 50pc

The cost of Bangladesh’s third submarine cable project is set to increase by 52.23 per cent as double the bandwidth capacity is being availed while dollar prices are soaring. 

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

GP allowed to sell 78,000 SIMs

The telecom regulator has allowed Grameenphone to sell 78,000 SIMs to the army, police and other government and corporate customers, more than four and a half months after the operator was ordered to stop selling new SIMs.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

25 years of operation: GP on a roll, Robi yet to find strong footing

The entry of mobile network operators Grameenphone and Robi Axiata, which was then Aktel, in 1997 was a watershed moment for Bangladesh as the country embraced Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) technology, the second-generation digital cellular network used in mobile phones worldwide. 

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Money transfer across MFS platforms finally a reality

Users of a mobile financial service (MFS) provider can now transfer money to their counterparts registered with other operators and banks as interoperability among the financial service providers comes into a reality today.    

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Transactions thru MFS drop for second month

Transactions through mobile financial services (MFS) dropped for a second month consecutively in August as the festival season started to flatten amid the economic downturn.

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

F-commerce plagued by three-pronged crisis

Many Facebook-based platforms, which have sprouted in Bangladesh since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, are struggling to survive owing to the spike in raw material prices and decline in sales amid the global economic downturn.