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BTRC Gets Application for Satellite License

May 17 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) has submitted an application in Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) last week to get the license of Bangabandhu Satellite-1.

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80 Million 45 Lakh Internet Users in Bangladesh

May 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Number of internet users in the country has been increased up to 14 lakh in a month. Current number of internet users in country is 80 million 45 lakh and 45 thousand. Previously in last February, the figure was 31 lakh 41 thousand.

This figure was mentio...
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New BTCL MD Tamal Kanti Nandi

May 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Tamal Kanti Nandi has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Limited (BTCL). Previously, he was engaged in BTCL as Member (Maintenance & Operations). Mr. Tamal Kanti was born on November 11, 1959 in Kanchona village of Satkania upazila, Chit...
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BTCL MD Removed for Failure

May 08 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Mahfuz Uddin Ahmed has been removed from the post Managing Director of the state owned telecommunication organization BTCL. Despite signing three years agreement...
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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.<...
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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 (NBR) owes this amount as VAT for Spectrum Neutrality fee and 4G License fee.

As per an official notice issued by Senior Assistant Director (Finance) Md. Hasibul...
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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.

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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...
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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 Minis...
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