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  • Govt gets keys of Bangabandhu Satellite

    Bangladesh was yesterday handed over the keys of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 by its manufacturer Thales Alenia Space, meaning the government can finally start monetising the Tk 2,765.66 crore-project.

  • Internet penetration slows in 4G era

    The growth of internet in the first nine months of the year has been the lowest in three years despite the roll out of the faster 4G mobile data service in February.

  • Grameenphone services

    GP bags 5m active 4G internet users

    Grameenphone hits the milestone of 5 million active users in 4G internet. The private telecom operator becomes the first operator of the country through this achievement this week, GP says in a press release.

  • Teletalk 4G Internet Service

    Teletalk to inject Tk 5,554cr to boost network

    Teletalk is set to go on a massive investment haul to expand its network and upgrade its existing infrastructure with the view to getting it up to speed with its nimble-footed competitors.

  • BGMEA chief's company gets IGW licence

    The government is set to award one more licence for the international voice call routing -- a mindboggling move given the sector is already overcrowded and struggling.

  • Corporate SIM sale now needs prior BTRC nod

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has tightened its grip on the sale of corporate mobile connections to prevent misuse, including illegal activities, of the connections.

  • GP profit rises 26pc in Jan-Sep

    Net profit of Grameenphone rose 26.6 percent to Tk 2,610 crore in the first nine months of the year, compared to the same period a year ago, on the back of higher growth of data and voice revenues.

  • Telcos reluctant to compensate for call drops

    Mobile phone operators gave back only a third of the minutes payable to users because of massive call drops in the year to September, highlighting their reluctance to compensate customers, according to the telecom regulator.

  • mobile number portability service

    Robi gains, GP loses

    Robi has pulled in 16,916 customers to its network from three rivals in the first three weeks after the mobile number portability was rolled out, according to a report of the telecom regulator.

  • GP 013 number series

    Now '013' too GP

    Grameenphone begins selling its new phone number series starting with ‘013’.