Bangladesh internet price

Internet may be cheaper from next month

The government is likely to reduce the value-added tax for the backward linkage of internet service providers to 5 percent with the view to lowering the price of internet for more than 9 crore internet users ahead of the general election.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

New VAT likely for handsets, internet

The government is likely to hike value-added tax (VAT) on broadband internet and impose a 5 per cent VAT on handsets manufacturing in the upcoming budget, which will increase handset and internet prices from next fiscal year. 

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018

Internet may be cheaper from next month

The government is likely to reduce the value-added tax for the backward linkage of internet service providers to 5 percent with the view to lowering the price of internet for more than 9 crore internet users ahead of the general election.

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Finally, cost of internet coming down

Bangladesh will bring down the cost of internet, finally, bowing to the long overdue demand of consumers and ICT-related trade bodies.

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

Jabbar pledges to cut internet price

Newly appointed ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar yesterday said his main agenda was to reduce internet usage charges and improve its service quality.

January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018

Reducing internet price is first priority: Jabbar

Reducing internet using cost and improving the service quality are his first priority, says newly appointed Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar in a reception program at Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS).

April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017

Govt working to cut internet price: Tarana

Bangladesh government is working to reduce internet price at the consumer-level, State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim says.