March 5, 2022
March 5, 2022
ICT

5G auction on March 31

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will hold the spectrum auction for fifth-generation (5G) mobile and internet connectivity on March 31 and give the telecom operators 6 months to roll out the service from the day of the auction.

February 28, 2022
February 28, 2022
ICT

Standard 4G internet speed still elusive

Mobile users in Bangladesh are suffering from slower data speed despite the launch of fourth-generation (4G) technology four years ago, as operators have failed to ensure the minimum internet speed set by the regulator.

February 1, 2022
February 1, 2022
ICT

Ministries should allocate 10% of budget to buy software, ITES: BASIS

Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) has urged all the ministries and their affiliated agencies to allocate 10 per cent of their annual budget for buying software and IT-enabled services (ITES).

December 28, 2021
December 28, 2021
ICT

8.5 lakh potential migrant workers register with BMET app

More than 8.5 lakh people who want to go abroad for jobs have registered with the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) through its Ami Probashi app within six months of its launch.

December 28, 2021
December 28, 2021
ICT

Digital doers lauded

The government needs to build skilled human resources and develop infrastructure in line with the fourth industrial revolution to survive in the coming days, speakers said at the sixth The Daily Star ICT Awards ceremony yesterday.

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021
ICT

2 entrepreneurs, 4 firms get The Daily Star ICT Awards 2021

Two IT entrepreneurs and four enterprises have been honoured with The Daily Star ICT Awards 2021 for their pioneering roles and achievements in Bangladesh’s information and communication technology (ICT) sector.

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021
ICT

Local firms bag four APICTA awards

Four local companies bagged awards in as many categories at the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards 2020-21, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) said yesterday.

December 18, 2021
December 18, 2021
ICT

Bangladesh bags 4 prizes at APICTA Awards 2020-21

Bangladesh has bagged four prizes in different categories in the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards 2020-21.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021
ICT

ICT Adviser Joy to inaugurate 5G on Dec 12

Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed, the prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser, will inaugurate 5G services on December 12.

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

Parag Agrawal: New CEO sheds low profile to take Twitter helm

Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform’s technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant.