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  • BTRC holds up audits into Banglalink, Airtel

    The telecom regulator is yet to appoint auditors to conduct financial and technical inspection of Banglalink and Airtel’s system even though the formal process has started more than a year and a half ago due to irregularities within the institution itself. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

  • Airtel users facing network disruption in Dhaka

    A large number of Airtel subscribers in Dhaka are facing network interruptions due to network integration and upgradation.

  • GP gets ‘013’ number series with existing ‘017’

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission decides to allow Grameenphone a new number series of 013 with their existing 017 prefix which is close to be exhausted.

  • Robi-Airtel merger defers again

    Long awaited telecom merger between Robi and Airtel is deferred once again as the parent companies delayed their agreement till September 26, 2016, according to reports.

  • fake SIM cards, Bangladesh, Airtel, State Minister for Telecommunication Tarana Halim

    Network restored, Airtel says

    Mobile operator Airtel successfully restores its network more than 12 hours after technical glitches disrupted its operation on June 1, 2016 around midnight.

  • Technical glitch: Airtel subscribers suffer

    Several lakh Airtel mobile subscribers are facing disruption in their network due to technical glitches at around 1,000 stations of the telecom company in Dhaka and six other districts in the country.

  • Govt gets 3 more weeks to decide on Robi-Airtel merger

    The High Court today gives the government three more weeks to submit its recommendations about the proposed merger of two telecom companies Robi and Airtel.

  • Public hearing on Robi, Airtel merger Feb 17

    The telecom regulator will arrange a public hearing on February 17 to take opinion of people before finalising its recommendations on the merger of Robi and Airtel.

  • Robi and Airtel sign merger deal

    Two top mobile phone operators in the country, Robi and Airtel signs the formal deal for merging together in the country.

  • Biometric SIM registration: Tarana unhappy with telcos’ non-cooperation

    State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim says mobile phone operators are not cooperating with the government to ensure registration of SIM cards with subscribers’ fingerprints.

  • Daily mobile recharge capped at Tk 500

    The telecom regulator directs all mobile phone operators to cap daily recharge at Tk 500 for a single prepaid mobile number in order to prevent illegal calls overseas.

  • Integration with Airtel a year away: Robi chief

    Robi yesterday said it would take a year to complete the merger with Airtel Bangladesh as the mobile phone operators will have to get

  • Robi-Airtel merger needs 1 year more

    Mobile operator Robi says they need 12 months for completion of the merger with Airtel to become the second largest mobile operator in the country, while the High Court asks the government to explain in four weeks as to why it should not be directed to assess the market impact of the proposed merger.

  • Robi-Airtel merger gets primary approval

    Bangladesh telecom regulator primarily approves the request for merger of Robi and Airtel.

  • Unregistered SIM cards seized at Uttara G&G shop

    A special team of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) seizes unregistered SIM cards and illegally imported electronic devices from a Gadget & Gear store in Uttara of Dhaka.

  • SIM re-registration starts Sep 13

    Verification and re-registration process will continue for three months. Devoid of re-registration, a SIM will be blocked.