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    Revenue collection from the telecom sector drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:03pm on June 20, 2017

    State minister for posts and telecommunications Tarana Halim on Tuesday informed parliament that revenue collection from the telecom sector is...

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    BTRC recommends ministry cancel Citycell’s licence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on June 12, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has recommended that the posts and telecommunications ministry cancel the licence of out-of-operation mobile phone company Citycell over payment dispute...

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    Budget more focused on GDP than development: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on June 07, 2017

    The budget proposed for 2017-18 fiscal year is more focused on raising GDP growth than driving the country’s development, speakers told a discussion on Wednesday...

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    Mobile cos lament addl duties on smartphone, 4G equipment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on June 07, 2017

    Increased taxes on import of smartphone and capital machineries for 4G services would hamper mobile phone operators’ initiative to increase penetration, said Association of mobile...

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    Mobile set importers for withdrawal of duties proposed in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on June 03, 2017

    The Bangladesh Mobile Phone Importers Association on Saturday urged the government to withdraw the additional duties imposed on mobile handset import in the proposed budget...

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    Imported mobile sets to be costlier

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on June 01, 2017

    The prices of mobile handsets are likely to increase in the next fiscal year due to imposition of an increased customs duty on import of...

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    Import duty on mobile set may go up in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on May 31, 2017

    The government may increase customs duty on mobile handset import in the budget for the next fiscal year of 2017-2018 in a bid to encourage...

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    Citycell claims Tk 129cr overpayment to BTRC

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:01pm on May 30, 2017

    The mobile phone operator Citycell has claimed that the entity has already paid an excess Tk 129.27 crore to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission for...

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    Pain from India’s phone wars extends beyond RCom’s sibling spat

    Reuters . Mumbai/ Bengaluru | Updated at 10:59pm on May 30, 2017

    Reliance Communications’ balance sheet troubles, which have wiped off more than a third of its value this month, have thrown into sharp relief the squeeze...

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    Bangabandhu-1 satellite to be launched in Dec: Tarana

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on May 29, 2017

    The Bangabandhu-1 satellite will be launched in December this year, state minister for post and telecommunication Tarana Halim said...