Bangladesh slips three notches in Global Innovation ranking

The country was ranked 105th in the latest GII, down from 102nd a year ago

2h ago

Grameenphone launches regional design bootcamp ‘Jelay Jelay Smart Uddyokta’

“Jelay Jelay Smart Uddyokta” initiative aims to foster entrepreneurship to address regional challenges and build local innovative solutions

5h ago

BSCCL to issue shares to govt at Tk 75 each

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL) is going to issue 2.21 crore ordinary shares worth Tk 166 crore to the government, which provided the fund as share money deposit when the second submarine cable was set up.

3d ago

4 IP telephony service providers lose licences

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has recently cancelled the licences of four internet protocol telephony service providers (IPTSPs) after they lost their internet service provider (ISP) licence.

4d ago

4 IP telephony service providers lose licences

The 4 are: IDEA Networks and Communications Ltd, Digital Connectivity Ltd, Pritty International (Pvt.) Limited and Sadiatec Limited

4d ago

Data pack limits to safeguard against ‘cheating’

Although most customers opt for data packages with a three-day validity, the telecom regulator is removing the option as a safeguard against “cheating”. 

1w ago

Consumers protest cancellation of 3-day internet packages

Bangladesh Mobile Consumers Association today demanded reinstatement of short-term and low-cost internet packages mostly used by low-income and marginal consumers.

2w ago

Licences of 14 internet service providers cancelled

The ISPs did not renew licence in time

3w ago

Grameenphone users face network outage

It lasted for over half an hour after 6pm today

3w ago

Mobile subscriber base gets another boost in July

The mobile subscriber base in Bangladesh continues to grow as network operators in the country acquired a total of about 14 lakh customers in July, registering the biggest monthly jump in over a year.

ISPs may require storing user data for extended period

The internet regulator in Bangladesh is amending a guideline in order to double the duration of storing user data and network usage records by internet service providers (ISPs).

Robi makes Tk 24.4 crore profit in Q2

Robi-Axiata Ltd, the second-largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh, made a Tk 24.4 crore profit in the second quarter of 2023.

Robi to launch subsidiary to sell digital services

Mobile phone operator Robi is going to launch a new subsidiary "AxEnTec PLC" to sell and distribute IT solutions and digital services in Bangladesh.

17 IIG operators fined Tk 45 lakh

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has recently decided to fine 17 International Internet Gateway (IIG) service operators a total of Tk 45 lakh for violating rules, including under invoicing, not sharing revenue and changing share structures without prior approval. 

GP makes Tk 1,973cr profit in January-June

Grameenphone, the largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh, registered a 14 per cent year-on-year higher profit to Tk 1,973 crore in the first half of 2023. 

Robi to borrow $55m from owning company

Mobile phone operator Robi Axiata Limited has decided to take a $55 million loan from its parent company Axiata Group.

Robi launches tourist SIM

Robi, the second-largest mobile network operator in Bangladesh, today launched tourist SIM for travellers visiting the country.

Robi launches tourist SIM

The dedicated SIM card offers a wide range of services, including local and international calls, SMS, and data usage, supported by Robi's robust 4.5G network coverage, the company said in a statement.