AL pledges 5G if elected again

December 19 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The Ruling Awami League vowed, in its election manifesto revealed on Tuesday (December 18), to launch 5G as well as cheapen internet price if they are voted to power.

”We, if given the mandate to rule the state, will launch 5G by 2021-23. Internet price and mobile call rate will be brought down to reasonable level,” Awami League President Sheikh Hasina said.

Sheikh Hasina said 200 types of digi...

Teletalk launches 4G in Dhaka

December 18 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The state-run mobile operator Teletalk commercially launched the fastest fourth generation (4G) mobile data service in major parts of Dhaka last evening.

The 4G network will cover the entire Dhaka city by December and will move to Chattogram within the next couple of weeks, said Teletalk sources.

The mobile operator had created much hype when t...

Khilgaon telephone users get ‘4721’ number series

December 11 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Subscribers of number series-725 under Khilgaon Telephone Exchange will be switched into 8-digit format under series-4721. 

The change will begin gradually from Dec 17.

Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) General Manager (PR & Publications) Meer Morshed confirmed the matter.

The subscribers will be informed their new numbers while the changes are made,...

Be aware of ‘lottery’ trap over phone: BTCL

December 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

A vested quarter across the country are attempting to cheat people by alluring them winning luxuries flats-apartment and car in a lottery through phone c...

Banglalink introducing new number series ‘014’

November 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Private cell phone operator Banglalink is going to launch a new number series '014' alongside the existing ‘019’ series.

The new number series will be inaugurated on Thursday (November 29) at Banglalink's head office 'Tigers Dane' in Dhaka, said t...

Govt incurs loss of Tk 1000cr for illegal handsets

November 28 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The government is incurring a direct loss of around Tk 1000 crore every year due to unchecked volumes of handset shipments into the country through unauthorized channels, said Bangladeshi Mobile Phone Importers Association (BMPIA) on Tuesday (November 27).


Approximately around 2.5 million handsets are coming through illegal channels annually and the market value of...

Robi 4.5G subscribers reach 55 lakh

November 24 2018 | TW News Correspondent

A total of 55 lakh subscribers have joined the 4.5G network operator, Robi recently.

Within less than seven months of the inauguration of Robi 4.5G services, its...

BTRC blocks 77,590 Teletalk SIMs for illegal VoIP business

November 20 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) blocked 77,590 SIM cards of the state-run mobile operator - Teletalk as those were used in illegal VoIP (voice over internet protocol) business.

On Monday (November 19th), the telecom regulator directed the operator concerned f...

BTRC seizes 42,150 SIM cards used for illegal VoIP operation

November 12 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) seized 42,150 SIM cards from Dhaka and Chattogram between October 14 and November 1 and also arrested 24 people on...