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Mobile internet use drops after Facebook bar

Telecom regulator registers 5.14 crore active mobile internet connections last month – what was 5.23 crore in October-end. The move comes after weeks of ban on Facebook that started last month and continued till December. BTRC, however, did not explain the reason of the fall.

August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019

Viber launches in Bangla

To cater to the growing number of users in Bangladesh, popular messaging application Viber has rolled out its new user interface (UI) in Bangla for the local market.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Mobile internet use drops after Facebook bar

Telecom regulator registers 5.14 crore active mobile internet connections last month – what was 5.23 crore in October-end. The move comes after weeks of ban on Facebook that started last month and continued till December. BTRC, however, did not explain the reason of the fall.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

All social media, apps unblocked

The government unblocks all social media platforms including Skype, Twitter, WhatsApp and Viber.

December 13, 2015
December 13, 2015

Govt blocks Twitter, Skype, Imo

Three days after lifting a 22-day ban on Facebook, the government blocks the social networking sites Twitter, Skype and Imo while WhatsApp and Viber still under the restrictions.

December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015

Facebook unblocked

The government decides to unblock Facebook but the restriction on online messaging and calling services WhatsApp and Viber will stay for security reasons, the BTRC chairman says.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Govt eager to ink deal with Facebook: Tarana

The government shows interest in inking a deal with Facebook to ensure cyber security in Bangladesh.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Legal notice seeks lifting social media ban

A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to the government, requesting it to lift the restrictions on Facebook, Whatsapp and Viber within 24 hours.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Families meet Mojaheed, SQ Chy at Dhaka jail

Death row war crimes convicts Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed met their families at Dhaka jail. The meetings took place a day after the Supreme Court turned down their pleas for review against death penalty for war crimes during 1971 Liberation War.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Bar on Facebook, Viber to go after ‘normalcy’

The existing bar on Facebook, WhatsApp and Viber will go after the “situation becomes normal”, country’s telecom regulatory body said today.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

Internet restored after an hour’s block

Internet blocked across country for over an hour shortly after blocking of Facebook, WhatsApp and Viber.