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 Despite signing three years agreement with the government, his appointment got withdrawn six months earlier to the validity of the agreement ends.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 withdrawal letter of his appointment yesterday, May 7.


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 Banglali...

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 amo...

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 (Natio...

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...

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 recommen...

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 significant role in Accelerator operations.

It is really satisfactory to achieve working experience in Grameenphone as our effort plays a momentous role in people’s...

Symphony at Top in Local Smartphone Market; Transsion Goes Beyond Samsung

March 15 2018 | Bony Hamza

Chinese mobile phones have been popular in country’s smartphone market since a long time. Even, the South Korean brand Samsung too couldn’t sustain their position. Samsung had always been considered country’s second popular brand. But, now it has dropped to third position. Still, local brand Symphony has been able to...

4G for Teletalk after 3 Months

March 05 2018 | TW News Correspondent

4G for Teletalk subscribers will be available after 2 to 3 months, as informed Post, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar.  If any investment is available by this period, then it would be possible to introduce 4G service for Teletalk.

Teletalk doesn’t have sufficient investments like other mobile phone operators and so, firstly, we need to...