3d ago| Economy

GP profits down by Tk 400cr

Grameenphone’s profits dropped by around Tk 400 crore in 2022 mainly due to a ban on the sale of its SIM for six months. 

4d ago| Economy

Smartphone sales of China lowest in 10yrs

China’s smartphone sales fell 13 per cent year-on-year in 2022, the largest plunge for the sector in a decade as consumers spent cautiously, market research firm IDC said on Sunday.

5d ago| Business

Smart District Innovation Challenge launched for DCs

The government has launched special programme for the deputy commissioners (DCs), under which they will have to submit innovative ideas to build smart district as part of building a smart Bangladesh.

63.1% of population don't feel the need to use internet: BBS Survey

A total of 97.4 per cent households have mobile phones in the country, but 63.1 per cent of them do not feel the need to use internet, according to the preliminary report of a national survey.

Digital trends transforming workplace

While it is vital to introduce digital technologies to workplaces, it is equally important to identify the problem areas where they can be implemented. Let’s look at some of the recent digital trends which will impact workplaces in the immediate future.

Banglalink launches eSIM

Mobile network operator Banglalink launched eSIM today to further simplify its customers’ digital lifestyle.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

GP profits down by Tk 400cr

Grameenphone’s profits dropped by around Tk 400 crore in 2022 mainly due to a ban on the sale of its SIM for six months. 

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

Smartphone sales of China lowest in 10yrs

China’s smartphone sales fell 13 per cent year-on-year in 2022, the largest plunge for the sector in a decade as consumers spent cautiously, market research firm IDC said on Sunday.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

Smart District Innovation Challenge launched for DCs

The government has launched special programme for the deputy commissioners (DCs), under which they will have to submit innovative ideas to build smart district as part of building a smart Bangladesh.

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

Phone makers must preinstall Bijoy app, but no obligation for users: Jabbar

Preinstallation of Bijoy app on android phones is still mandatory for the importers and manufacturers of the devices, but it is not obligatory for the users to use the Bangla writing software, Telecom Minister Mustafa Jabbar said today.

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Mobile users’ body chief asks BTRC to cancel Bijoy app pre-install order

Bangladesh Mobile Phone Consumers’ Association President Mohiuddin Ahmed today served a legal notice to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, asking it to withdraw within seven days the order to pre-install Bijoy app in all imported and locally manufactured android phones.

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Banglalink providing fastest internet

Banglalink, the third largest mobile network operator in Bangladesh, now provides the fastest internet connection speed while state-run Teletalk continues to be the worst data service provider in the country, according to a global speed test report.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

a2i, Zaytoon to launch ‘village digital booths’

The Aspire to Innovate (a2i) programme of ICT Division and Zaytoon Business Solutions today joined hands to launch “village digital booths” across the country, enabling marginalised people to avail a number of financial services right from their neighbourhoods.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

BTRC makes preinstalling Bijoy key board on smartphones mandatory

The telecom regulator has recently made it mandatory to pre-install Bijoy key board (Android package kit or APK file) on locally manufacturerd and imported smartphones.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

SC disposes of 13 appeals of telcos

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday disposed of 13 appeals of mobile phone operators Grameenphone, Robi and Banglalink regarding some payments to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), including VAT on spectrum and licence fees.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Walton to take part in mega global tech event CES 2023

Local electronics giant Walton is all set to take part in the world’s most influential tech event ‘Consumer Electronics Show (CES)-2023’ at Las Vegas in the USA from January 5 to 8.