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  • BTRC fixes call rate Tk0.45 per minute

    Uniform call rate from today

    A uniform minimum call rate of Tk 0.45 per-minute for mobile phones is going to be effective from early hours of Tuesday as the government approved the fresh tariff to establish a level playing field for the country's telecom operators.

  • Grameenphone celebrates 7-crore landmark

    GP celebrates 7-cr landmark

    Grameenphone crosses seven crore active mobile connections in Bangladesh, a magic figure for any mobile operators even in the global perspective.

  • Symphony to start local assembly of handsets next month

    All is set for Symphony to start assembling mobile handsets in Bangladesh as the leading vendor has already set up the plant in Ashulia.

  • Audit looms over Banglalink, Airtel

    With audits into Grameenphone and Robi's books already complete, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is on way to appointing firms to get the same done for Banglalink and Airtel.

  • Tk 11,530cr discrepancies detected after GP audit

    Grameenphone's alleged financial discrepancies have ballooned almost three times to Tk 11,530.15 crore after the telecom regulator ran another audit of the operator's books.

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    Robi asked to pay Tk 867cr

    Robi has been asked to pay Tk 867.24 crore to the telecom regulator and the revenue collector as missed or under payments over a 19-year period, detected after a thorough audit.

  • Uniform call rate across networks

    The government has fixed Tk 0.50 as the minimum rate that mobile operators can charge per minute for calls to any network, creating a level playing field for carriers ahead of the launch of the mobile number portability service.

  • Huawei's nova 3i hits market

    Chinese handset-maker Huawei launched its popular smartphone—Huawei nova 3i—at an event at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon in the capital yesterday.

  • Govt conducts 5G trial run

    South Asia's first test run of fifth generation (5G) mobile internet took place in Dhaka yesterday when download speeds of up to 4.17 gigabits per second were experienced.

  • Samsung brings mobile accessories

    Samsung has entered Bangladesh's mobile phone accessories market by launching its original ancillary products in order to cater the growing number of digital device users.