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BTRC Responds to Telenor's Legal Notice to President

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has responded to a legal notice, served by Telenor Group to President Abdul Hamid, seeking arbitration of a Tk12,579 crore audit claim with the telecom regulator.BTRC Chairman Md Jahurul Haque confirmed the development to the press.

However, BTRC officials, quoting the...
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Mobile Networks Reinstated in Bangladesh Border Areas

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The government has backtracked from its decision to shut down mobile phone networks along Bangladesh’s border with India, considering the hassle suffered by people living in...
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BTRC for 65pc Cuts in Int’l Call Rate

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The telecom regulator is set to recommend slash in international incoming voice call rate by 65.71 percent to $0.006 a minute in the face of fast shrinking earnings from the segment in recent years.

Industry insiders said a significant portion of international calls were now being made through internet-based communication platforms such as WhatsApp, Viber...
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Govt Disable Mobile Networks in Border Areas

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Considering the security issue  Bangladesh government, has ordered mobile telecommunication operators to shut down their networks alongside the border with India.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen told  that they were unaware of any such decision in a...
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ZTE and China Telecom complete the industry’s first uplink enhancement FAST verification

December 19 2012 | TW News Correspondent

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, recently announced its partnership with China Telecom to complete the verification of the industry's first FAST (FDD Assists Super TDD) solution at 2.1GHz and 3.5GHz in Shenzhen, China.

Based on China Telecom’s uplink enh...
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Banglalink expands strong 4G network across the country

October 31 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, has expanded its strong 4G network across the country to provide customers with seamless connectivity and quality digital services. Along with upgrading nearly 1000 sites to 4G, Banglalink has expanded its coverage to another...
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Shakib Al Hasan: The new Brand Ambassador of Grameenphone

October 23 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Ace all-rounder cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan, has joined forces with Grameenphone as the Brand Ambassador. Shakib will work together with Grameenphone to inpsire and build an empowered digital society.

On this occasion, Yasir Azman, Deputy CEO and CMO of Grameenphone, said, “Shakib Al Hasan has long established himself as a reliab...
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First 9 Months of 2019: Solid growth with strong margins in a very challenging environment.

October 21 2019 | TW News Correspondent

 Grameenphone Ltd. reported total revenues of BDT 107.5 billion for the first nine months of 2019, a 9.5% growth from the same period last year. The operator’s subscriber base grew by 6.0% to 75.7 Million during the same period.

The company acquired 0.4 million new...
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Banglalink-GSMA digital literacy pilot program witnesses significant outcomes

July 23 2019 | TW News Correspondent

A digital literacy pilot program jointly conducted by Banglalink and the GSMA in the areas inhabited by people with relatively low digital literacy...
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