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  • Grameenphone’s rise

    Decade of Grameenphone’s rise and Banglalink’s decline

    Grameenphone’s market share edged up about two percentage points over the past decade, thanks to huge investment in network expansion that gave the mobile operator leverage to almost double its revenue.

  • MNP Service in Bangladesh

    GP, Banglalink lose in MNP battle

    Banglalink has lost the highest number of subscribers to other operators in the last one year as the users changed the carrier using the mobile number portability service.

  • 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)

  • 4G on iPhone

    iPhone users start enjoying 4G in Bangladesh

    Nearly around three months after the launch of fourth-generation (4G) mobile internet, the iPhone users have started to enjoy the speedy service as the country code on the Apple handsets is unlocked.

  • Mobile operators offer 4G on 3G Data packs

    Operators to offer 4G on 3G data packs

    The top three mobile operators rolled out the much-awaited 4G service in the capital and some other major cities last evening --

  • 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.

  • Muggers snatch Tk 12 lakh in Dhanmondi, Rampura

    Gun-toting muggers, in two separate incidents, snatch away Tk 12 lakh under broad daylight in capital Dhaka’s Dhanmondi and Rampura.

  • BTRC

    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.

  • 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.

  • Stop using nat’l anthem as ringtone, SC tells Robi

    SC upholds HC verdict asking Aktel, now Robi, to stop using national anthem as ringtone. In May, SC issued similar order to Banglalink and Grameenphone.

  • 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.