Banglalink introducing new number series ‘014’

November 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Private cell phone operator Banglalink is going to launch a new number series '014' alongside the existing ‘019’ series.

The new number series will be inaugurated on Thursday (...

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 Tuesd...

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...

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 internet protocol) business.

On Monday (November 19th), the telecom regulator directed the operator concerned for taking necessary me...

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 action Battalion (RAB) conducted 23 drives in the two cities and seized equipment worth Tk 1.23 crore.

BTRC came up with the in...

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 compan...

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-generation mobile network in different areas including capital Dhaka and Bangab...

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 has developed a new digital platform named 'Digital Ninja'.

The platform will start on Tuesday afternoon. State Minister for Labor and Employment Mujibul Haque will inaugurate it formally.


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 1).

The companies are- edotco Bangladesh Tower Company Limited, TASC Summit Tow...