Banglalink

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...

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

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.

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

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 --

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....

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

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.

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.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

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.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

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.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

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.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

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.