Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission

Teletalk’s dues to govt pile up

State-run mobile network operator Teletalk has yet again failed to pay fees to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) for the spectrum it acquired in the latest auction. 

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

5 telcos, ISPs to use railway’s optical fibre; faster internet likely

Bangladesh Railway has leased out its spare optical fibre cables to five telecom and internet service providers for five years, a move which is expected to ensure faster internet speed for end users.  

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Teletalk’s dues to govt pile up

State-run mobile network operator Teletalk has yet again failed to pay fees to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) for the spectrum it acquired in the latest auction. 

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

How would the 'unlimited' data packages work?

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed the mobile phone operators to roll out two types of new internet data packages, which will offer mobile users with data without expiry date and monthly limitless data.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Telcos asked to block 26 lakh illegal SIMs

The telecom regulator has made a list of about 26 lakh illegal SIMs and urged the mobile operators to deactivate the connections on April 26.

November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018

BTRC to rank telcos, ISPs based on service

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission will rank telecom and internet service providers based on different evaluation methods, including customer surveys, inspections, audits and test drives.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Illegal int'l calls thrive on Teletalk

State-owned carrier Teletalk's failure to kill around 22 lakh unregistered connections is allowing a huge volume of illegal international calls to be made, depriving the government of revenue.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

BTRC launches call center for complaints

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) launches a call center where telecom subscribers will be able to register any telecom related complaint.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

BTRC likely to raise mobile recharge limit

The telecom regulator decides to revise up the daily recharge limit for a single mobile phone number from Tk 500 it set earlier considering the inconvenience of subscribers.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Mobile internet use drops after Facebook bar

Telecom regulator registers 5.14 crore active mobile internet connections last month – what was 5.23 crore in October-end. The move comes after weeks of ban on Facebook that started last month and continued till December. BTRC, however, did not explain the reason of the fall.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

Govt blocks Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber

The government has ordered blocking popular social networking platform Facebook and online messaging and calling services WhatsApp and Viber this morning.