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  • Internet Service Providers

    BTRC scraps 48 ISP licences for not clearing dues

    The telecom regulator scraps licences of 48 internet service providers after they failed to pay their renewal fees in time.

  • BTRC may withdraw block on bandwidth of GP, Robi tomorrow

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission may withdraw the bandwidth capped on Grameenphone and Robi for the relief of crores of internet users of the two leading mobile phone operators.

  • GP’s profit falls despite record revenue

    Grameenphone raked in Tk 3,603.82 crore in revenue in the April-June period this year, the highest in a single quarter, driven by growth in voice and data usage due to improved network.

  • BTRC refuses to accept operators’ quarterly payment sans VAT

    The telecom regulator has refrained from receiving mobile phone operators’ various payments for the April-June quarter after the latter declined to include the associated value-added tax in the sum.

  • BTRC

    GP, Robi dues: No scope for arbitration, says BTRC

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) says there is no scope for arbitration under the existing law over its action taken against the two major telecom operators.

  • Bandwidth of GP, Robi blocked partially for dues

    The telecom regulator has partially blocked the bandwidth capacity of Grameenphone and Robi from last evening for non-payment of dues detected in audits -- a drastic step that ultimately hurts the 12.25 crore subscribers of the two operators.

  • German logistics firm opens Bangladesh subsidiary

    Schenker (Asia Pacific) Pte, a subsidiary of DB Schenker, the transport and logistics division of Deutsche Bahn Group, has expanded its presence in the Indian subcontinent with the launch of a new subsidiary in Bangladesh.

  • Mobile users feeling the budget pinch

    Mobile users have already started to feel the heat of the proposed budget for fiscal 2019-20, which proposed doubling the supplementary duty and higher turnover tax on operators, said experts and related bodies yesterday.

  • 'Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign'

    Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company says, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns.

  • Import duty on Smartphones

    ‘Added duty will boost illegal mobile imports’

    The duty proposed on smartphones will push up illegal imports and cause big revenue losses for the government, industry stakeholders say.