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    Higher spectrum prices, taxes barrier to quality service: telcos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on April 22, 2018

    GSMA, mobile operators’ global platform, and the country’s mobile phone operators have claimed that they were serving customers with lower volume of spectrum due to higher spectrum price, resulting in substandard service quality...

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    BTRC warns Robi of non-coop over Tk 19cr due VAT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on April 22, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has issued a seven-day ultimatum to mobile operator Robi for paying Tk 18.93 crore in value-added tax on 4G licence acquisition and tech-neutrality fees to avoid non-cooperation from the telecom regulator along with legal action....

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    Dhaka stocks fall on GP’s quarterly profit drop

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on April 22, 2018

    Dhaka stocks on Sunday dipped as investors went for sales of some of the large capitalised scrips due to the drop in quarterly profits of a number of companies including heavyweight Grameemphone...

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    Grameenphone Q1 profit drops after six quarters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:30am on April 22, 2018

    Quarterly net profit of the country’s leading mobile operator Grameenphone dropped after six quarters in January-March in 2018....

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    Employees Union accuses GP of denying rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on April 22, 2018

    Grameenphone Employees Union on Saturday said they were deprived as the country’s largest mobile phone operator was maximising its profits...

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    Stocks post weekly gain riding on bank shares

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on April 22, 2018

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally in the past week, despite fall in prices of around two-third of the scrips, as investors turned their focus to large capitalised scrips, including banks and multinational companies....

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    RMG sector now role model for safe working condition, claims BGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:27am on April 22, 2018

    The country’s apparel makers claimed on Saturday that Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector has become a role model in the world for its safe working condition due to vigorous safety initiatives taken by the entrepreneurs after the Rana Plaza building collapse in 2013...

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    NBR seeks AG steps to expedite HC hearings 11 cases

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 02:16am on April 22, 2018

    National Board of Revenue has requested the office of the attorney general for taking steps to expedite the High Court hearing in 11 cases involving Tk 2,430.86 crore in value-added taxes....

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    Prices of potatoes, garlic go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2018

    The prices of potatoes and garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the supply of potatoes and local variety of garlic decreased a bit in the market as the harvesting season of the items ended in the country....

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    52,700 new BO accounts in 3 and half months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2018

    The number of beneficiary owners’ accounts increased by 52,700 in last three and a half months this year. As on April 15, 2018, the number of BO accounts stood at 27,80,161, which was 27,27,400 as on December 31, 2017....