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    Farm loan release posts 14pc growth in 4 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:07am on November 24, 2016

    Farm loan disbursement posted a 14.11 per cent growth in the first four months of the current financial year 2016-17 compared with that in the...

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    60pc woman SME entrepreneurs’ finance demand unmet: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01am on November 24, 2016

    The banks and non-bank financial institutions in the country only meet around 40 per cent of the women entrepreneurs’ demand for finance in small and...

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    B’desh slides two notches in ICT dev index

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:56am on November 24, 2016

    Bangladesh moved down two notches to 145th position in 2016 in the ICT Development Index of the International Telecommunication Union...

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    Telcos asked to give Tk 269cr in unpaid VAT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on November 22, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue asked three mobile operators to pay Tk 269.17 crore outstanding value-added tax without delay on the third installment of spectrum...

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    Subscribers blast telcos for poor service quality at BTRC hearing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on November 22, 2016

    Mobile phone subscribers at a public hearing on Tuesday blasted the country’s mobile phone companies for poor service quality, deficient network coverage and annoying telemarketing...

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    Robi pays Tk 318cr in partial merger fees, charges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on November 20, 2016

    Mobile phone operator Robi on Sunday paid the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Tk 318 crore in partial fees and charges for the merger with another...

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    BTRC shy of disclosing mobile user data amid plunge in number

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:58pm on November 19, 2016

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is apparently shy of publishing the subscriber data of mobile phone and the internet after the phone companies lost 1.29...

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    Citycell pays BTRC another Tk 100cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on November 18, 2016

    Mobile phone operator Citycell on Thursday paid another Tk 100 crore to the telecom regulator following an order of the Appellate Division, said officials of...

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    Robi, Airtel merged

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on November 16, 2016

    More than one year after the announcement, mobile phone operators Robi and Airtel have merged with the name of Robi Axiata Limited, said Robi on...

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    GP declines to pay Tk 30cr in fine as BTRC deadline ends

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on November 16, 2016

    Leading mobile company Grameenphone declined paying Tk 30 crore in fine imposed by the telecom regulator for operating ‘illegal’ Go Broadband service as the BTRC...