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Ex-mobile phone industry executive gets five years for text message scam

A former mobile phone industry executive is sentenced to five years in prison after he is found guilty of defrauding cellphone customers by charging them millions of dollars for unwanted text messages.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

87pc households use mobile

More than 87 percent households in Bangladesh own mobile phones, indicating the rapid expansion of digital connectivity the present government has brought forth, according to a government survey.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Businessman stabbed, robbed in Dhaka

Muggers stab a businessman and snatch Tk 8,000 and two mobile phone sets from him in Sayedabad area of Dhaka.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

5 things to do when your phone is lost

Losing your beloved cellphone is fairly common business in this city and it seems there are countless ways to lose your phone.The Daily Star interviewed tech experts and cops, who have advised on possible steps to take if you lose your phone.

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

2 jailed for DU admission fraud

A mobile court sentences two students to one month’s jail for their involvement in fraudulent activities during 'Gha' unit admission test of the Dhaka University.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

How not to lose your phone in Dhaka streets

As mobile phone snatching has become one of the most common crimes in the city, you never know when you will become the next victim. After questioning several snatching victims and the police, The Daily Star brings to you the best possible tips to avoid ‘mobile snatching’.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Trial run of biometric SIM registration begins

The trial run of biometric registration system for mobile phone SIM cards has been inaugurated today.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Improve mobile phone services by Dec: Tarana

State Minister for Telecommunication Tarana Halimtoday gives two months to the mobile phone operators for improving their service quality and bringingdown call drops to a minimum level.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

PepsiCo says to market mobile phones, accessories in China

PepsiCo Inc says it is working with a licensing partner to market a line of mobile phones and accessories in China in the next few months.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

SIM owners’ fingerprint collection: Pilot project begins Nov 1

Mobile phone operators will launch pilot activities on November 1 to collect fingerprints of all SIM card holders as part of its re-registration process across the country.

August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015

Journalists assaulted at NID

Employees and staff of National Identity (NID) Registration Wing physically assault two journalists at the office premises.