telecom

July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018

The real scenario of internet access

The present government has taken significant initiatives in setting the right vision and formulating policies and action plans for transforming the country into “Digital Bangladesh”. The focused government initiatives have resulted in an accelerated pace of growth of internet users, which in the last four years have more than doubled from 38 million (June 2014) to 88 million (June 2018). This is a tremendous achievement by any standard.

March 8, 2017
March 8, 2017

ZTE pleads guilty, settles US sanctions case for $900m

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp has agreed to plead guilty and pay nearly $900 million in a US sanctions case.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Public hearing on Robi, Airtel merger Feb 17

The telecom regulator will arrange a public hearing on February 17 to take opinion of people before finalising its recommendations on the merger of Robi and Airtel.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Users must be compensated for call drops: Tarana

Mobile phone users will have to be compensated for every case of call drop and network failure, State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim said yesterday.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

‘Telecom operators will be forced to compensate call drops’

The country’s mobile phone operators will be forced to compensate their users for call drops, State Minister for Telecommunication Tarana Halim says

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Joy asks for public hearing on Robi-Airtel merger

The prime minister's ICT affairs adviser has directed the telecom regulator to take opinion of the public before

December 6, 2015
December 6, 2015

Decision on lifting Facebook ban soon: Kamal

The government will soon decide to lift the ongoing ban on Facebook in the country, says Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

No untoward incident took place due to curbs on social media: Tarana

State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim claims that no untoward incident took place in the country over the execution of two war criminals due to restrictions on the Facebook and other social networking sites.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Govt now moving for handset registration

The government will be moving for cellphone or mobile handset registration across the country for what is said “foolproof security” measures.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Robi-Airtel merger gets primary approval

Bangladesh telecom regulator primarily approves the request for merger of Robi and Airtel.