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).READ MORE

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 network is now covering 99.4% of all the thanas of the country.

The company has created the largest 4.5G network of the country with more than 7,300 4.5G BTS sites.

Besides, being the only operator to use the U/L900 spectr...

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...

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 charge of running Illegal VoIP operations.

The telecom regulator along with members of Rapid actio...

Mobile operator may lose license for poor service

November 06 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Mobile phone operators may lose their licenses finally if the quality of services is not properly maintained.

Postal, Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar said that if a company or organization fails to maintain the service quality within the due time and opportunity as per Quality of Service (QOS) policy of the telecommunication sector, then the company or organization d...

Teletalk launches 4G

November 06 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Teletalk is set to launch 4G network coving a lot of areas.

It may, according to the operator, minimize the gap with its competitors in the 4G race.

About nine months after the having the license, the operator has ensured the fourth-generatio...

GrameenPhone facilitates freelancers

November 06 2018 | TW News Correspondent

GrameenPhone, country’s largest telecommunication service provider, has started facilitating freelancers by creating opportunity to work.

In this regard, the operator ha...

4 companies get tower sharing license

November 03 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Marking another milestone to country’s telecommunication service, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Council (BTRC) has given tower sharing license to four companies.

The licenses were handed over to the companies in BTRC conference room on Thursday (November...

Teletalk to reach remote areas thru solar base stations

October 25 2018 | TW News Correspondent

State-run mobile phone operator Teletalk decided to expand its network coverage in remote areas by installing solar powered base stations.

The company, officials concerned said, will spend about Tk 406 crore on the network expansion under a new project to bring some 25lakh underprivileged population of remote areas under mobile telephone coverage.

A large num...