mobile phone operators

September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019

Telcos’ data revenue surges

Data revenue for the top three mobile phone operators surged 23 percent to Tk 2,862 crore in the first half of the year on the back of fast-expanding 4G coverage.

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Dial 100 to lodge complaint against mobile operators

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) urges all the telecom users to lodge any complaints regarding the operators' services by calling its short code 100.

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

Telcos reluctant to compensate for call drops

Mobile phone operators gave back only a third of the minutes payable to users because of massive call drops in the year to September, highlighting their reluctance to compensate customers, according to the telecom regulator.

September 23, 2017
September 23, 2017

‘Action if mobile operators sell SIMs to Rohingya refugees’

Mobile phone operators of the country will face legal actions if they are found involved in selling SIM cards to Rohingya refugees, State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim says.

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

GP gets ‘013’ number series with existing ‘017’

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission decides to allow Grameenphone a new number series of 013 with their existing 017 prefix which is close to be exhausted.

May 1, 2016
May 1, 2016

All the biometric SIM registration memes

People put up with the repeated messages and calls from customer service on their mobile phones, but continue to silently endure all, while producing a few hundred ingenious memes to vent their frustration.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

HC clears biometric registration

The High Court yesterday cleared way for the mobile carriers to continue with the biometric registration of SIM cards.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

Legal notice seeks halt to biometric SIM registration

A Supreme Court lawyer serves a legal notice seeking a halt to biometric registration for subscriber identity module (SIM) cards of mobile operators claiming it violates privacy and has a potential malafide intention.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Body formed to monitor SIM re-registration system

A two-member committee is formed to monitor the biometric system of mobile phone SIM re-registration following some anomalies found in the system, State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim says.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Caller tunes: Mobile operators asked to ensure artists’ royalty

The telecom division has directed mobile phone operators to ensure fair royalty to artists for using their songs and recitations as users’ call tunes or welcome tunes.