Mobile

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Bangladeshi telco with worst internet service bags a Grammy Award

RuralPhone believes in creating truly soulful music at the cost of network quality.

March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018

Bar on phone browsing for on-duty cops

Policemen are barred from browsing mobile phones or staying engaged with the device while discharging duty in a directive issued from police headquarters.

March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017

Airtel users facing network disruption in Dhaka

A large number of Airtel subscribers in Dhaka are facing network interruptions due to network integration and upgradation.

November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016

ICC anti-corruption unit seeks to monitor players' messages

Cricketers suspected of corruption could be forced to hand over their mobile phones under new plans to curb match-fixing, head of the game's anti-corruption unit has said.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Ad-blocking software use for mobile surges: study

The use of ad-blocking software for mobile devices has nearly doubled in the past year, raising questions about the viability of online media business models.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Unregistered SIMs will be disconnected May 1

The disconnection, which will be temporary, will accompany a warning that will give subscribers another chance to re-register within a specific period of time. But after that, defaulters will lose their number.

April 10, 2016
April 10, 2016

HC verdict on biometric SIM registration Tuesday

High Court will deliver Tuesday its verdict on a writ against biometric re-registration and registration for mobile phone’s subscriber identity module (SIM) cards.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Koreans seek ‘right to disconnect’

Koreans find their constantly buzzing smartphones disorienting, according to a report by the Korea Press Foundation on Wednesday.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Mobile internet use drops after Facebook bar

Telecom regulator registers 5.14 crore active mobile internet connections last month – what was 5.23 crore in October-end. The move comes after weeks of ban on Facebook that started last month and continued till December. BTRC, however, did not explain the reason of the fall.

October 24, 2015
October 24, 2015

Samsung unveils new ‘stripe’ batteries

Samsung has unveiled two new batteries that represents major step forward in battery tech for mobile devices.