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6 Digital Startups Selected for `IT Incubator 2.0’

July 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Aiming to progress the potential digital entrepreneurs of Bangladesh, 6 digital startups have been selected for ‘IT Incubator 2.0’ organized by mobile operator Banglalink in association with Hi-Tech Park Authority. The six startups were officially announced at a local hotel in Dhaka on July 12.  

The selected startups are Genie IoT, Chobir Baksho, Homefoodz.co, Parkly, Tea...
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Sony Mobile to Quit Business!

June 30 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Due to the failure in business, Sony Mobile is to quit their business from the Middle East and African market. But the sales of other Sony products will remain same as it was before. The organization failed very badly to sell their handsets in these two markets. As a result, the entire business operation of Sony mobile is likely to get shut dow...
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Mobile Phone Users in Bangladesh above 150 Million

June 27 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Number of mobile phone users in Bangladesh was 150 million 7 lakh 20 thousand till last May. By the end of last March, the figure was 150 million 3 lakh 30 thousand, as per report of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory C...
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BTRC Working on Fixing Similar Call Rate

June 26 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Aiming to fixing similar call rate for any operator to save subscribers’ cost, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is working on new ‘Tariff Plan’. Subscribers are to pay additional charge on making calls from one operator to another.

On the other hand, Mobile Number Portability or MNP service is supposed to be introduced from next August. Under...
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Airtel and DoT Come Together to Boost Broadband Penetration in Rural Areas

June 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Telecom major, Bharti Airtel has partnered with the Department of Telecom (DoT) to pilot broadband experience centres in rural areas. The aim is to boost broadband penetration in rural India using the BharatNet infrastructure.

As part of...
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‘5G to be Launched in 2021’

June 07 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Post, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar said- We aim to launch 5G service in Bangladesh in 2021. But, the minister also considered it a great challenge to introduce this latest technology coping up with country’s socio-economic condition.

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Live Telecast of Fifa World Cup Russia on Mobile by ‘My Sports’

June 02 2018 | TW News Correspondent

21st Fifa World Cup Russia is going to kick off on June 14. Finally, total 32 teams are to take part in this giant world cup football event. Total 64 football matches are to be taken place at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia. In Bangladesh ‘My Sports’ is going to screen the live telecast of all the world cup football matches on mobile phones.

My Sports of Live Media Limited announced this service...
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BTRC Gets Application for Satellite License

May 17 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) has submitted an application in Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) last week to get the license of Bangabandhu Satellite-1.

As per source, since still there is no license policy, usually BTRC provides license for 15 years as guessed. It can be so in this regard too. The issue of this petition is li...
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80 Million 45 Lakh Internet Users in Bangladesh

May 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Number of internet users in the country has been increased up to 14 lakh in a month. Current number of internet users in country is 80 million 45 lakh and 45 thousand. Previously in last February, the figure was 31 lakh 41 thousand.

This figure was mentioned in the statistics of internet users published by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) during last March. Current internet...
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