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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 t...
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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 Ka...
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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 with the government, hi...
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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.

Grameenphone and Robi already declared it officially. On the other hand, Robi has organized a program with pomp and sh...
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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 p...
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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.

In the discussion, AMTOB leaders proposed for VAT exemption on...
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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 arrang...
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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 an...
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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 si...
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