BTRC allows internet pack with minimum 3-day validity

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Jan 28,2019

 
 

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has revised its directive on setting the minimum validity of internet and voice packages by lowering the validity to three days.
An earlier directive of the telecom regulator set the minimum validity of internet and voice packages to seven days scrapping packages with validity ranging from one hour to six days.
The commission then asked mobile phone operators to implement the directive from Sunday.
The telecom regulator asked the mobile phone operators to implement the latest directive from February 1 this year.
It also said the order would be reviewed after one month.
The commission with its latest directive also withdrew limit on number of offers and packages. Earlier the mobile phone operators were asked to limit number of regular and promotional packages to 20 and 15 respectively.
A subscriber will be able to use internet of highest Tk 5 under the ‘Pay Per Use’ system and on expiry of the limit, he or she will have to opt in or subscribe to an internet package or bundle or offer. This came into effect on Sunday.

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