telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar

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 mobile operators and vendors yesterday.

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 engaged in development activities.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 about the Digital Security Act-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.

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.

January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018

Reducing internet price is first priority: Jabbar

Reducing internet using cost and improving the service quality are his first priority, says newly appointed Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar in a reception program at Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS).