Posts and Telecommunications State Minister Tarana Halim

December 11, 2017
December 11, 2017

Postal service to introduce digital wallet ‘Daak Taka’

The postal department inaugurates a digital wallet service named ‘Daak Taka’ which will help its clients to open an account only depositing Tk 2.

August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017

Tarana sends back call mobile rate proposal

The posts and telecommunications division has sent back the voice call rate proposal to the telecom regulator BTRC to revise it as it will charge the end users.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

Dhaka to see more internet blackouts at midnights, holidays

Internet users in Dhaka city may face more telecommunication blackouts at midnights and holidays as telecom regulatory authorities are going through more exercises in any particular area of the capital.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Facebook, Google will share info with govt: Minister

Facebook, Google and Microsoft will provide information related to any “unexpected incidents” within 48 hours after the government request.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Users can re-buy blocked SIM after May deadline

Mobile phone subscribers can re-buy their previous number upon failure to re-register their SIM cards with biometric data after May 31 deadline, according to a decision taken in a meeting chaired by BTRC.

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 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

SIM re-registration deadline will not be extended: Tarana

State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim says the government will not extend the deadline for re-registration of SIM cards with biometric data.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Facebook appoints Bangla posts translator

Facebook authority hires a translator for helping them understand the “objectionable” Bangla language posts in the social networking platform.

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.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Subscribers to be notified if SIM re-registration needed: Tarana

Subscribers who need to re-register their SIM cards will be notified by text messages from their respective mobile phone operators, says Posts and Telecommunications State Minister Tarana Halim.