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  • Grameenphone files writ petition with HC challenging BTRC restrictions

    Grameenphone has filed a writ petition with the High Court, challenging legality of BTRC’s decision that imposed two new restrictions on the country’s leading mobile operator.

  • GP to pay BTRC Tk 1,000 crore tomorrow

    Grameenphone is going to pay Tk 1,000 crore to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) tomorrow as per a Supreme Court order, BTRC chairman has said.

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    Combating coronavirus: GP to donate 50,000 PPEs, 10,000 test kits to select hospitals

    Grameenphone today said they will donate 50,000 medical-grade personal protective equipment (PPEs) and 10,000 test kits to health professionals at the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis.

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    Coronavirus awareness: GP’s signal bar urges user to stay home

    As part of an awareness drive, from today, Grameenphone users have already noticed a cautionary message “Stay Home” next to the signal bar on their phones.

  • Unilever, Robi, GP and Banglalink ask employees to work from home

    Unilever, along with mobile operators Robi, Grameenphone and Banglalink today asked all their employees to stay at home and work online as a preventive measure against coronavirus infection.

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    GP gets 3 months to pay Tk 1,000 crore more to BTRC

    The Supreme Court has directed Grameenphone to pay Tk 1,000 crore to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) within the next three months.

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    GP offers Tk 100 crore against audit claim, BTRC refuses

    Grameenphone has offered Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Tk 100 crore against the much-discussed audit claim. The regulatory body has refused the offer.

  • Grameenphone New CMO Sajjad Hasib

    Grameenphone gets new CMO

    Grameenphone yesterday announced appointing Sajjad Hasib as its new chief marketing officer (CMO), effective from February 1.

  • Grameenphone's Arrears

    GP wants to pay Tk 575cr in 12 instalments

    Grameenphone yesterday filed a review petition with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court seeking its permission to allow the operator to pay Tk 575 crore to the telecom regulator as an adjustable deposit.

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    Grameenphone files review petition to pay BTRC Tk 575 crore

    Grameenphone today filed a review petition with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, seeking its permission to pay Tk 575 crore in 12 equal monthly instalments as adjustable deposit to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). Earlier on November 24, the Supreme Court directed Grameenphone to pay Tk 2,000 crore, around 10 times higher than what the carrier was willing to pay as adjustable deposit, to the telecom regulatory body.

  • 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.

  • Grameenphone huge volumes network kit

    Grameenphone’s new run-in with BTRC

    Grameenphone has taken delivery of huge volumes of network equipment without obtaining the approval of the telecom regulator -- a move that has run into a grey area on the legal front.

  • BTRC GP conflict

    Telenor serves legal notice to president

    Grameenphone parent company Telenor sends a legal notice to the Bangladesh president demanding arbitration to resolve the disputed audit claim of Tk 12,580 crore by Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission.

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    SC orders GP to pay Tk 2000cr due in 3 months

    The Supreme Court orders Grameenphone to give Tk 2000 crore in three months to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) as the govt agency claimed due Tk 12,580 crore.

  • BTRC forcing GP to pay illegal audit claim: GP CEO

    Grameenphone alleges that the telecom regulatory commission is forcing the mobile operator to pay an “illegal audit claim of Tk 12,579.95 crore wrongfully, saying that it is public money.”

  • Grameenphone and Robi

    Govt approves appointment of administrators for GP, Robi

    The government approves the telecom regulator’s recommendation to appoint administrators for Grameenphone and Robi amid a long-drawn row over dues of Tk 13,446 crore.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Ad-interim injunction issued on realisation of GP’s Tk 12,579.95cr due

    The High Court issues an ad-interim injunction for two months against the realisation of Tk 12,579.95 crore from Grameenphone by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

  • Administrators for GP, Robi soon

    The government has started the process of appointing administrators for Grameenphone and Robi to run the businesses, an unprecedented move in Bangladesh.

  • 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.

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    'GP-Robi's conflict with BTRC to be resolved in 3 weeks'

    The ongoing conflict of Grameenphone and Robi with the BTRC over the payment of the telecom regulator’s dues will be resolved through discussion within three weeks, says Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.

  • Move to revoke GP, Robi’s 2G-3G licences

    Grameenphone and Robi’s clash with the telecom regulator became more heated yesterday after they were slapped with show-cause notices enquiring why their 2G and 3G licences should not be cancelled for their failure to pay unpaid dues unearthed by audit.

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    BTRC issues notice to GP, Robi for revoking licences

    The telecom regulator issues two separate show cause notices to Grameenphone and Robi asking them to reply in 30 days why their licences will not be cancelled despite violating the licensing conditions by not paying the telecom regulator’s ‘dues’.

  • Grameenphone-Robi got Internet Bandwidth

    GP, Robi to get back bandwidth

    The telecom regulator is set to lift the partial block on the bandwidth capacity of Grameenphone and Robi after the government

  • BTRC

    GP, Robi dues: No scope for arbitration, says BTRC

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) says there is no scope for arbitration under the existing law over its action taken against the two major telecom operators.

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    GP, Robi bandwidth blocked partially over dues

    The government decides to partially reduce bandwidth capacity of two leading private telecom operators of the country -- Grameenphone and Robi -- as the companies did not pay the due amount that was detected in audits.

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    SMP Restriction: GP call rate to rise by 5 paisa/minute

    Grameenphone subscribers’ minimum call rate is set to increase by 5 paisa a minute to Tk 0.50 as part of restrictions imposed on the operator for being declared a significant market power.

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    GP users set to pay more

    Grameenphone subscribers can brace themselves for higher charges thanks to a set of decisions taken at a telecom division meeting

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    GP’s call rate to rise

    Per minute call charge of using mobile phone service of Grameenphone is set to increase as they have been declared as the significant market power (SMP) operator, telecom ministry decides in a meeting.

  • Grameenphone hits 1cr 4G internet users

    Bangladesh’s dominating mobile network operator Grameenphone has become the first operator to touch 1 crore 4G mobile internet users.