1d ago| Tech & Startup

Govt permanently blocked 22,000 porn sites and 6,000 gambling sites: Mustafa Jabbar

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said that the government has permanently blocked 22,000 porn sites and 6,000 gambling sites He also said that robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) will shape the future.

4d ago| Tech & Startup

Banglalink ennovators 6.0 registration commenced

Banglalink has officially kicked off the registration process for the 6th season of ennovators, the largest digital ideation competition in the country.

4d ago| Tech & Startup

Grameenphone Accelerator 3.0 showcases 6 startups at its Demo Day event

Grameenphone recently hosted the GP Accelerator 3.0 “Demo Day” at the GP headquarters, where six participating startups pitched their ventures to potential investors.

Former Robi CEO Mahtab files Tk 227 crore suit against Robi

Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, former managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) of Robi Axiata, has filed a suit against the telecom operator, its board chairman and former group CEO seeking Tk 227 crore in retirement benefits and damages for 'wrongful dismissal'.

Entrepreneurs demand industry-friendly regulations for digital platforms

Digital, social media and OTT platform entrepreneurs and experts demanded industry-friendly regulation so that this new media can harness the potential of the new avenue of economic opportunities.

Banglalink posts double-digit revenue growth in Q2

Mobile phone operator Banglalink registered double-digit revenue growth in the second quarter of 2022.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Govt permanently blocked 22,000 porn sites and 6,000 gambling sites: Mustafa Jabbar

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said that the government has permanently blocked 22,000 porn sites and 6,000 gambling sites He also said that robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) will shape the future.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Banglalink ennovators 6.0 registration commenced

Banglalink has officially kicked off the registration process for the 6th season of ennovators, the largest digital ideation competition in the country.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Grameenphone Accelerator 3.0 showcases 6 startups at its Demo Day event

Grameenphone recently hosted the GP Accelerator 3.0 “Demo Day” at the GP headquarters, where six participating startups pitched their ventures to potential investors.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Pran-RFL enters mobile phone manufacturing

The country’s manufacturing and processing behemoth Pran-RFL Group has made a foray into mobile phone manufacturing to capture a slice of the rapidly expanding digital device market in Bangladesh. 

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Google faces $25.4b damages claims in UK, Netherlands

Alphabet unit Google will face damages claims for up to 25 billion euros ($25.4 billion) over its digital advertising practices in two suits to be filed in British and Dutch courts in the coming weeks by a law firm on behalf of publishers.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Internet users rise in July

The number of internet users in Bangladesh rose in July on the back of a spike in mobile data consumption as operators try to expand their network and improve the quality of 4G service. 

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Google, Apple facing anti-competitive complaint in Mexico

Apple and Alphabet’s Google are facing a probe over anti-competitive practices in Mexico after the country’s former telecommunications chief filed a complaint, he said in a statement on Twitter on Friday.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Fund transfer among MFS distributors to become easy

Mobile financial service providers in Bangladesh would be able to launch an inter-distributor cash management system to facilitate e-money and cash funds transfer during weekends and public holidays.  

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

5 telcos, ISPs to use railway’s optical fibre; faster internet likely

Bangladesh Railway has leased out its spare optical fibre cables to five telecom and internet service providers for five years, a move which is expected to ensure faster internet speed for end users.  

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

3 private firms get nod to lay, run undersea cables

The government has selected three private firms to award them the licence to establish, maintain and operate submarine cables as it looks to ramp up the supply of bandwidth amid a surge in data consumption.