Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Operators asked to bring proper ‘data without expiry’ packages

Shyam Sunder Sikder, chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), today directed the telecom operators to provide people with proper ‘data without expiry’ packages.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

New benchmarking system launched for quality telecom services

The telecom regulator today launched a new benchmarking system to ensure standard voice and internet services for the customers.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Global accolade for BTRC’s ‘One Country, One Rate’ initiative

The steps taken by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to ensure affordable broadband internet got global recognition as its internet at a flat rate initiative named ‘One Country, One Rate’ has won the ASOCIO-2022 award in the category of “Environmental, Social and Governance”.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Compensation for every call drop on cards

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is formulating a new rule to enable customers to receive compensation for every call drop suffered, albeit a maximum of seven a day.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Can BTCL just hold off paying its dues randomly?

Newly disclosed CAG report says it dodged payment of over Tk 2,200 crore to the exchequer

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

3 private firms get nod to lay, run undersea cables

The government has selected three private firms to award them the licence to establish, maintain and operate submarine cables as it looks to ramp up the supply of bandwidth amid a surge in data consumption. 

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Bandwidth ban on aamra technologies revoked

The telecom regulator today withdrew the directive under which 50 per cent bandwidth of aamra technologies was blocked because of non-payment of outstanding revenue of over Tk 33 crore.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022
ICT

Internet data caps, time limits to go soon

Mobile users in Bangladesh are set to avail data without expiry date and monthly limitless data, which will allow them to use internet to work, communicate, study, and find entertainment to their heart’s content.

March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022

Tk 10,645 crore worth 190MHz spectrum sold

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission fetched around $1.23 billion or Tk 10,645 crore from spectrum auction as all operators acquired a total of 190MHz spectrum.

December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021

Alal’s comments on PM: HC orders to remove audio, video

The High Court today directed Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to immediately remove all videos and audio -- on social media and online -- containing BNP leader Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal’s derogatory comments on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.