telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar

Shafi cannot hold back girls at home any more: Jabbar

Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar says it is impossible to hold back girls in their homes any more as the prime minister has already brought them out for education and huge number of them are...

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

5G rollout by 2021

Customers' appetite for data is expanding every year, compelling mobile operators to increase their capacity and invest huge amounts of money in it, said experts and representatives from...

January 12, 2019
January 12, 2019

Shafi cannot hold back girls at home any more: Jabbar

Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar says it is impossible to hold back girls in their homes any more as the prime minister has already brought them out for education and huge number of them are...

September 16, 2018
September 16, 2018

Section 57 will go but case proceedings to continue

Posts, Telecommunications and IT Minister Mustafa Jabbar yesterday said section 57 of the ICT Act would no longer be there after the passing of the Digital Security Bill by parliament.

July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018

Digital Commerce Policy gets cabinet nod

Digital Commerce Policy gets cabinet nod which will help propel e-commerce and electronic payments, said Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

5% VAT cut on internet from July: Finance ministry

The Finance Ministry assures that value added tax (VAT) on using internet will be cut by about 5 percentage points at the end users’ level from the start of July.

June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018

France wants to fund Bangabandhu-2 satellite : Jabbar

French company Thales Alenia Space expresses their willingness to build the country’s second satellite Bangabandhu-2, Telecom Minister Mustafa Jabbar says today.

April 22, 2018
April 22, 2018

JS body to sit with journos over Digital Security Act

The parliamentary standing committee on telecom and ICT says it will sit with newspaper editors, Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists and owners of the electronic media to know their concern...

April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018

Digital security bill placed in JS

The Digital Security Bill, 2018 is placed in the parliament with the aim of ensuring cyber-security and preventing cyber-crime.

April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018

Bangladesh will export smartphones in 2yrs: ICT minister

Bangladesh will export mobile sets within next two years as several plants have started rolling to assemble smart devices, Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar says.

April 4, 2018
April 4, 2018

Remote islands to get high-speed internet: Jabbar

The government is going to start a process to ensure high-speed internet connectivity in isolated islands and remotest part of the country through satellite connectivity, telecom and ICT minister...