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2019: Solid Business Performance With Strong Margins In An Increasingly Challenging Regulatory Environment.

January 29 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Grameenphone Ltd. reported total revenues of BDT 14,370crore for 2019, registering a 8.1% annual growth. During the year, data revenue grew by 17% while voice revenue grew by 8.5%. In the fourth quarter, the company reported 3620crore revenues, a growth of 4.2% from the same period la...
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Grameenphone Appoints Sajjad Hasib Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

January 29 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Grameenphone has announced the appointment of Sajjad Hasib as their new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective from February 01, 2020. Sajjad will be the successor of Yasir Azman and...
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BASIS SoftExpo kicks off on 6 February, 2020

January 28 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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This Softexpo  will be the platform to explore the potentials of local software industry and  to showcase the capability of local software companies to serve the best – said BASIS SoftExpo 2020’s Convener and BASIS Vice President Mushfiqur Rahman in a press conference organized by BASIS to share the detail about the south Asian largest ICT Showcasing , BASIS Soft Expo-2020 tod...
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UK to Decide on Huawei 5G Ban

January 28 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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The UK government is expected to decide on Tuesday whether to ban equipment made by Chinese technology giant Huawei from its 5G networks.The US is lobbying the UK to exclude it on the grounds of national security. Huawei insists it would never take orders from the Chinese government. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is chairing a meeting of the National...
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The Startup World Cup 2020 Regional Starts in Bangladesh

January 27 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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For the second time, this year, one Bangladeshi startup will get the opportunity to represent Bangladesh and compete in Startup World Cup 2020 global round...
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The government has come forward to provide facilities for the development of the ICT sector. - N M Zeaul Alam PAA, Sr. Secretary of ICT Division

January 26 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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To solve the most citizen centric 10 challenges of Bangladesh, “National Hackathon on Frontier Technologies” is going to be organized with the slogan “Think. Hack. Solve.". Under the ICT Division, “Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA) project” with its Startup Bangladesh banner in association wit...
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Facebook and YouTube Moderators Sign PTSD Disclosure

January 26 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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The Financial Times and The Verge reported moderators for Facebook and YouTube, hired by the contractor Accenture, were sent the documents. Moderators monitor objectionable materials and often view hundreds of disturbing im...
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Oops! Microsoft Briefly Leaked 250M Customer Support Records

January 23 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Last month, Microsoft databases housing 250 million customer support records going back to 2005 were accidentally exposed on the open internet.

The records involved conversation logs between Microsoft support agents and customers across the globe, according to security r...
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Yasir Azman New & The First Home-Grown CEO of Grameenphone

January 22 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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The Board of Directors of Grameenphone has appointed Yasir Azman as the new CEO of the Bangladeshi operation, effective 1st February 2020. Yasir Azman has served as CMO of Grameenphone since June 2015 and also as Deputy CEO of the company since May 2017. Before this, Azman was Telenor Group's Head of Distri...
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Paperfly Launched Smart Logistics Offers For F Commerce/Online Seller/e Commerce Startups

January 22 2020 | TW News Correspondent

E-Commerce

Paper fly, the Bangladeshi home delivery logistics company having the widest coverage, is all set to start its operation exclusively targeting the f-commerce market with exciting and relatable new offers. These services will bring in great value and convenience to the small-medium-large online seller community to take their business forward a...
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The “ASOCIO Award” Was Handed Over to Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

January 22 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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The ASOCIO ICT Education Award was handed over to Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by the Hon'ble State Minister for ICT Division, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP on Monday, 20th January 2020 at cabinet meeting. Senior Secretary of ICT Division N M Zeaul Alam PAA<...
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Tk 10k off on Walton smart fridge pre-book at DITF

January 21 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Product Updates

Country's Leading electronics giant Walton is showcasing its upcoming IoT-based smart refrigerator at the premier pavilion No. 26 of the ongoing Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF). Customers will get Tk 10,000 discount on pre-booking of the refrigerator priced at Tk 99,910. The refrigerator will be released in the market in A...
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Smart Announced new consumer promotion on HP Laptop

January 21 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Product Updates

A press conference has been held in Smart Technologies’ Head office on new consumer promotion of HP Laptop. SM Mohibul Hasan, Deputy Managing Director, Zafor Ahmed, Director-Channel Business and Muzahid Al Beruni Suzon, Director-Channel Sales of Sm...
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BASIS Member Companies Can Make Digital Marketing Payments Through Co-branded Credit Cards

January 19 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Bangladesh Bank has authorized Digital Marketing payments through Co-branded credit cards for BASIS Member Companies. With the development of the sector, increased the volume of transactions. On behalf of its members BASIS placed few valid proposals to Bangladesh Bank. Bangladesh Bank af...
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Facial Recognition: EU Considers Ban Of Up To Five Years

January 18 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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The European Commission has revealed it is considering a ban on the use of facial recognition in public areas for up to five years.

Regulators want time to work out how to prevent the technology being abused.

The technology allows faces captured on CCTV to be checked in real time against watch lists, often compiled by police.

Exceptions to the ban could be made for security projects as well...
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