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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...
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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 Membe...
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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 Despite signing three years agreement with the government, his appointment got withdrawn six months earlier to the validity of the agreement ends. Post, Telecommunication and ICT Ministry issued a wi...
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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,...
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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 Lic...
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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 imported 4G mobile phon...
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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 at the factory in Narsingdi. Minimum 50 lakh handsets of different models are likely to be assembled in this factory every year. But, n...
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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...
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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 sign...
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