4G Subscribers Exceed 25 Lakh

April 25 2018 | Bony Hamza

Within two months of introducing 4G mobile services in the country, the number of its subscribers already exceeded 25 lakh. Grameephone and Robi already have 10 lakh 4G subscribers each, whereas Banglalink achieved 5 lakh, as the leading officials of the concern mobile operators informed.

Grameenphone and Robi already d...

Robi Gets 7 Days for VAT Payment

April 23 2018 | Bony Hamza

In case of failure to pay VAT in seven days, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will shut down Robi’s Tariff approval and NOC. The operator has been asked to pay taka 18 crore 93 lakh 529.58 by the given time. National Board of Revenue...

Proposal for VAT Exemption on Internet-Mobile Phones

April 18 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) raised a proposal for VAT exemption imposed 21.75% (VAT, SD and Surcharge) on internet usage on mobile phones. The proposal was raised by the AMTOB leaders in a pre-budget discussion held at the NBR (National Board of Revenue) auditorium on April 16.

In the discussion, AMTOB leaders proposed for VAT exemption on impor...

Samsung Handset Assembling from May in Bangladesh

April 02 2018 | Bony Hamza

Samsung handset assembling is going to be started in the country from next May. Local partner organization of this popular brand has finalized all the arrangements for this at the factory in Narsingdi. Minimum 50 lakh handsets of different models are likely to be assembled i...

Initiatives to Provide Internet Service at Same Rate

April 02 2018 | Bony Hamza

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Post, Telecommunication and ICT has asked to take necessary initiatives to provide internet service at the same rate across the country. Such recommendation was placed in the 23rd meeting of the standing committee at the National Parliament House on Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Honorable Post, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar and ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak...

Kazi Mahbub Hassan, New CSTO of Grameenphone

March 29 2018 | Bony Hamza

Kazi Mahbub Hassan has been appointed as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer (CSTO) of Grameenphone. He is going to join on April 1.

In the same organization, he had been engaged as Head of Transformation since February of 2016. He also played a significant role in Accelerator operations.

It is really satisfactory to achieve working experience in Grameenphone as our...

Symphony at Top in Local Smartphone Market; Transsion Goes Beyond Samsung

March 15 2018 | Bony Hamza

Chinese mobile phones have been popular in country’s smartphone market since a long time. Even, the South Korean brand Samsung too couldn’t sustain their position. Samsung had always been considered country’s second popular brand. But, now it has dropped to third position. Still, loc...

4G for Teletalk after 3 Months

March 05 2018 | TW News Correspondent

4G for Teletalk subscribers will be available after 2 to 3 months, as informed Post, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar.  If any investment is available by this period, then it would be possible to...

Robi’s Bank Accounts Frozen for 3 Days

March 01 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bank accounts of country’s mobile phone operator Robi Axiata Limited will remain halted for three days. Appeal Division has postponed High Court’s order regarding the suspension of Robi’s bank accounts that was given postponing the decision taken by National Board of Revenue (NBR). The Stay Order will be valid for three...