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  • IMEI database in 3 months

    Finding out whether a mobile handset is original or not is a challenge for a buyer in Bangladesh, as there is no valid database of

  • 4G makes a tepid start

    Only 26 lakh mobile phone users have embraced 4G technology since its rollout nine weeks ago although top operators expanded network robustly on the expectation of bringing more customers under the fourth-generation service quickly.

  • Service delayed by 3 more months

    Mobile phone subscribers will have to wait around three more months to be able to switch operators every 90 days while retaining

  • High tax bar to better telecom service: GSMA

    The national exchequer gets Tk 51 of every Tk 100 spent by a mobile user, leaving less money for the operators to develop network and run business smoothly, the GSMA said yesterday.

  • Robi Logo

    Robi asked to pay Tk 18.93cr in VAT on 4G licence fee

    The telecom regulator has directed mobile operator Robi Axiata to deposit Tk 18.93 crore as value-added tax on 4G licence fee within April 25.

  • Telcos invested $1 billion for 4G

    Telcos invested $1 billion for 4G

    Mobile phone operators have invested around $1 billion for starting fourth generation (4G) mobile service in the country so far, Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) says.

  • New rules on cards to fine telcos for noncompliance

    The BTRC is finalising a new set of regulations under which the telecom and internet service providers will have to pay the penalty for

  • Bangladesh Budget 2018-19

    Telcos seek duty benefit for 4G handsets

    Mobile phone operators yesterday sought duty benefits for the import of 4G-enabled handsets, which would help in reducing cost of such devices

  • 4G: telcos grin, users frown

    Data consumption by the 4G users has doubled since the fourth-generation service was launched seven weeks ago, but customers' overall experience has not been satisfying so far.

  • Mobile operators suffer for utility work, outages

    Mobile operators' network quality is suffering for the fibre optic cable cut and power shortage across the country in recent times.