Digital Bangladesh

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

Bangladesh's digital land tax system receives global recognition

The Ministry of Land’s digital land development tax system has been selected as one of the champion projects of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2022 contest.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Draft OTT regulations: They'll be threat to free speech, says speakers at webinar

The government’s draft regulation for digital, social media and OTT platforms will be a threat to freedom of speech and people’s basic rights, experts said yesterday.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Bangladesh: your next outsourcing destination

When Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared the vision of Digital Bangladesh on December 12, 2008, the ICT industry experienced its rebirth. Later, the government declared December 12 as Digital Bangladesh Day.

December 10, 2020
December 10, 2020

Socially distanced Digital World 2020 begins

Country's biggest technology expo Digital World 2020, co-organised by Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and Department of ICT (DoICT) of the Ministry of Post, Telecommunication and IT, was inaugurated by the President M Abdul Hamid on Wednesday.

September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020

Outgoing Indian envoy hails steps towards building ‘Digital Bangladesh’

Outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das has praised the government for its steps towards building ‘Digital Bangladesh’ while paying a courtesy call to Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chauhdury at her office at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

November 25, 2019
November 25, 2019

Digital Bangladesh now a reality, says President

President Abdul Hamid says Digital Bangladesh is not now a dream but a reality.

October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019

AL govt transforms country into a Digital Bangladesh: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Awami League government has transformed the country into a Digital Bangladesh by making information technology accessible to all, including the marginal people, through efficient, service-oriented and ICT-friendly services in the last ten and a half years.

July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018

The real scenario of internet access

The present government has taken significant initiatives in setting the right vision and formulating policies and action plans for transforming the country into “Digital Bangladesh”. The focused government initiatives have resulted in an accelerated pace of growth of internet users, which in the last four years have more than doubled from 38 million (June 2014) to 88 million (June 2018). This is a tremendous achievement by any standard.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Why digitising our public services is so important

It is hardly a subject that is discussed in the public domain nowadays, but one recalls “Digital Bangladesh” being the centrepiece of the ruling party's electoral campaign in 2008 and onwards. The aim was to transform the bureaucracy-ridden system, making it faster, more efficient and of course less prone to graft. But such a grandiose mission, till now, remains largely unaccomplished.

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

Govt sets up 8,000 km fibre optic cable nationwide: Muhith

Citing the government's commitment to ensure a 'Digital Bangladesh', Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that 8,000 km of optical fibre cables have been installed in 1104 union parishads of 114 upazilas in 64 districts.