BTRC

Mobile operators must pay their dues: BTRC chairman

Four private telecom operators -- Grameenphone, Banglalink, Robi, and Airtel -- owe an amount of Tk2,413 crore to the government which remains due as VAT on 2G spectrum fees and licence fees, said the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

So much for Digital Bangladesh!

Imposition of Bijoy on users impinges on their personal freedoms

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

Mobile operators must pay their dues: BTRC chairman

Four private telecom operators -- Grameenphone, Banglalink, Robi, and Airtel -- owe an amount of Tk2,413 crore to the government which remains due as VAT on 2G spectrum fees and licence fees, said the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).

January 6, 2023
January 6, 2023

Bangladesh advances in internet speed

Bangladesh has advances seven spots in a global ranking on mobile download speeds, reaching 119th position. 

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

Internet subscriber base shrinks for fourth month

The internet subscriber base in Bangladesh has been on a downward curve for four months till November last year due to a sharp drop in the number of mobile internet users.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Ban on Grameenphone SIM sales lifted

The ban on sales of Grameenphone SIMs was finally lifted last night, six months after its imposition.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

Phones, laptops, internet turned pricier in 2022

Bangladesh’s steady embrace of digitalisation, spearheaded by a growing number of tech startups and rising software and IT service exports, has suffered a heavy blow from the imposition of new taxes this year. 

December 12, 2022
December 12, 2022

Bangladesh to introduce tourist SIM cards

Like many other countries around the world, tourist SIM is going to be introduced for tourists coming to Bangladesh, according to official documents of BTRC.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

BNP rally: BTRC orders suspension of 3G-4G services in Rajshahi

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has ordered to suspend 3G and 4G services in Rajshahi from 9:30am to 8:00pm today ahead of BNP's divisional rally at the city’s madrasa ground.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

No mobile internet at Faridpur ahead of BNP rally

Mobile phone users in Faridpur have claimed they are facing trouble connecting to the internet on their devices since 9:30am, ahead of BNP’s divisional mass rally in the district today.

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

Govt removed over 8,000 social media links in 2022: Report

8,916 links were removed from Facebook in 2021, while 8,228 links were removed in 2022.