Information and Communication Technology

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

No compromise on freedom of expression

Media experts, journalists and human rights activists have called upon the government not to put restrictions on newsmen and social media users in the name of laws for ensuring freedom of expression in Bangladesh.

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

Software Technology Park opens for IT start-ups

A Software Technology Park is inaugurated that will prioritise start-up businesses in the information technology (IT) sector of Bangladesh.

September 9, 2015
September 9, 2015

SIM re-registration starts Sep 13

Verification and re-registration process will continue for three months. Devoid of re-registration, a SIM will be blocked.

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

‘Section 57 gives admin unfettered discretion’

A lawyer who is representing a writ petitioner argued before the High Court that Section 57 of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act provides “unfettered discretion to the administration”.

July 6, 2015
July 6, 2015

Cabinet okays draft of ICT policy

The cabinet approves the draft of the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Policy-2015 in a bid to ensure development in the ICT sector.

April 2, 2015
April 2, 2015

Second submarine cable due next year

IT surely is good news for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services, as work on the second submarine cable is due to be completed in 2016.