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Brief incoming for blocked SIMs

Subscribers using biometrically unregistered SIM cards will have their outgoing calls blocked after today, while incoming calls are likely to stay active for “a few hours”, according to a top official of a telecom operator.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Mobile phone use to get costlier

Cost for mobile phone use will increase in the next fiscal as Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposed to hike the duty on SIM card-related services to 5 percent.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Brief incoming for blocked SIMs

Subscribers using biometrically unregistered SIM cards will have their outgoing calls blocked after today, while incoming calls are likely to stay active for “a few hours”, according to a top official of a telecom operator.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Over 3cr SIMS not re-registered: Tarana

Tarana Halim, state minister for post and telecommunication, says 3.30 crore SIMs (subscriber identity module) are yet to be re-registered although the deadline expires Tuesday.

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.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Tk 300cr fine proposed for operators

The cabinet yesterday assured mobile phone users that their privacy and safety would not be endangered after the biometric registration of their SIM cards.

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

HC questions legality of biometric SIM registration

The High Court has questioned the legality of biometric registration for purchase of mobile operators’ Subscriber Identity Module (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 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Biometric registration to stop crimes: Speaker

Speaker of the Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury says biometric registration of mobile subscriber identity modules (SIMs) will stop criminal activities using cell phones.

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

Maximum 20 SIMs against one NID: Tarana

The government decides to allow a person to register maximum 20 cellular phone SIM cards against his/her national identity card, says State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim.