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  • Supreme Court

    SC to hear BTRC’s plea seeking stay on HC order

    The Supreme Court has fixed October 24 for hearing the petition filed by Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) seeking a stay on the High Court order that issued an injunction on its move to realise Tk 12,580 crore from Grameenphone.

  • 'Administrator' challenges the 5G potential

    The telecom sector dominated the news cycle last Wednesday. First came the news of the planned rollout of the fifth generation (5G) mobile service in Bangladesh by the beginning of 2021 -- a progressive move on the part of the government by all accounts.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Ad-interim injunction issued on realisation of GP’s Tk 12,579.95cr due

    The High Court issues an ad-interim injunction for two months against the realisation of Tk 12,579.95 crore from Grameenphone by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

  • 5G internet by 2021: BTRC

    The telecom regulator yesterday said it plans to roll out the fifth-generation cellular network technology (5G) in Bangladesh by 2021.

  • 5G internet service in Bangladesh

    5G internet service by 2021: BTRC

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) officially discloses its primary decision of making 5G internet service available in the country by 2021.

  • MNP Service in Bangladesh

    GP, Banglalink lose in MNP battle

    Banglalink has lost the highest number of subscribers to other operators in the last one year as the users changed the carrier using the mobile number portability service.

  • Audit Claims: GP, Robi challenge legality of BTRC’s show-cause notice

    Grameenphone and Robi have challenged the legality of the telecom regulator’s show-cause notice on them asking to reply within 30 days why their licences would not be cancelled for their failure to pay Tk 13,446 crore of dues.

  • BTRC may waive GP-Robi’s late fees

    The government is considering waiving off the late fees, which made up almost half the Tk 13,447 crore claimed by the telecom regulator as unpaid dues from Grameenphone and Robi, as it engineers a swift end to the drawn-out tussle.

  • Facebook denied Dhaka office

    Facebook unwilling to open office in Dhaka

    Facebook has denied to set up any office or install its local service in Bangladesh right now as the market size is not sustainable here enough.

  • Kamal steps in as mediator

    The long drawn-out conflict between the country’s top two mobile operators -- Grameenphone and Robi -- and the telecom regulator over unpaid dues amounting to Tk 13,447 crore is finally heading towards an amicable conclusion after Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal stepped in.