Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

BTRC records 9.99 crore active internet connections

The number of active internet connections in the country soared by 738,000 last month to reach 99,984,000, very close to the 10-crore landmark, according to the statistics published by Bangladesh...

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

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.

June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019

SMS in Bangla now @ Tk 0.25

The telecom regulator directs all the mobile phone operators in the country to reduce the charges of each local SMS to Tk 0.25 that are written in Bengali alphabet, aiming to promote the mother...

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

No additional cost for MFS users to check balance: BTRC

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has said mobile financial service (MFS) users would not bear any extra cost for balance check.

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

BTRC to receive complaints through social media

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is going to use social media platforms such as Facebook and Viber, among others, to receive complaints from the customers, says its...

May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

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...

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019

BTRC considers to block GP’s call to realise audit claim

The telecom regulator says they will be tough on Grameenphone if they fail to pay the claimed value of Tk 12,579.95 crore and may consider to block calls volume of the market leader.

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

4G only in papers, not in reality

None of the mobile operators can ensure 4G services outside Dhaka city, says a report published by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission.

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

Govt asks GP to pay Tk 12579.95 cr

The government has sent a notice claiming Tk 12579.95 crore dues from Grameenphone. Of the total amount, the leading mobile phone operator owes Tk 8494.01 crore to Bangladesh Telecommunication...

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

GP woes over unpaid dues get worse

Grameenphone's woes over unpaid dues just got worse, with the government now likely to claim about Tk 800 crore more following

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Dial 100 to lodge complaint against mobile operators

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) urges all the telecom users to lodge any complaints regarding the operators' services by calling its short code 100.