Live Telecast of Fifa World Cup Russia on Mobile by ‘My Sports’

June 02 2018 | TW News Correspondent

21st Fifa World Cup Russia is going to kick off on June 14. Finally, total 32 teams are to take part in this giant world cup football event. Total 64 football matches are to be taken place at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of R...

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.

As per source, since still there is no license policy, usually BTRC provides license for 15 years as guessed. It can be so in this regard too. The issue of this petition is likely to be rais...

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 mentioned in the statistics of internet users published by Bangladesh Teleco...

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, Chittagong. His father...

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 Despite signing three years agreement with the government, his appointment got withdrawn six months earlier to the validity of the agreement ends.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 issu...

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 wi...

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 no...

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 VA...

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...