BTRC

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

BTCL defaults on Tk 2,259cr to exchequer

The state coffer is at least Tk 2,258.76 crore short, thanks to Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited’s failure to deposit the sum for mismanagement, shows audit report.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

OTT platforms need freedom of expression to flourish

Restrictions on freedom of expression must be removed from the entertainment industry

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Remove “fake, concocted news” from Facebook, YouTube: HC

The High Court today (August 30, 2022) ordered the authorities concerned to remove Facebook posts and YouTube videos containing "fake and concocted news that incite violence and public disorder" in Bangladesh.

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. 

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

BTRC receives around BDT 2.8 Crores fine from three mobile operators

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) recently received around BDT 2.8 Crores as fines from three mobile phone operators of the country over the allegations of operating illegal VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol). 

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Grameenphone banned from selling new SIMs

The telecom regulator has banned Grameenphone from selling new SIMs for the country’s top mobile network operator’s failure to provide quality service.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Ban on sale of new GP SIM cards

The telecom regulator has banned Grameenphone from selling new SIMs for the country’s top mobile network operator’s failure to provide quality service.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

GP, Robi, Banglalink, Teletalk fined Tk 7.65 crore for illegal VoIP

The Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) fined state-run Teletalk Tk 5 crore, Robi Axiata Tk 2 crore, Grameenphone Tk 50 lakh and Banglalink Tk 15 lakh.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

BTRC’s draft for digital platforms may discourage investment: US Ambassador

US Ambassador Peter Haas yesterday said the proposed regulation on data protection and governing online contents could force digital businesses to reconsider investment plans in Bangladesh.

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.