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    Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions hitting 1.5b in 2024

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Swedish mobile network telecom gear maker Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions growing by 50 per cent in 2024 to 1.5 billion, covering more than 40 per...

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    Grey market sales boom shrinks legal mobile handset import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Import of mobile handsets in Bangladesh dropped by 17.85 per cent or 50 lakh units in the January-September period of 2018 compared with that in...

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    GP staff seek regulatory intervention amid massive job cut move

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    Employees of leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone on Sunday sought regulatory intervention to stop a massive job cut move taken by the rapidly growing mobile...

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    Spectrum of 12 out of 14 PSTN cos cancelled

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 25, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has so far cancelled allocated spectrum of 12 out of 14 public-switched telephone network operators amid non-operative state and non-payment of...

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    Mos5 Tel gets BTRC nod for trial run of SM-FI

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Mos5 Tel, a Bangladeshi international gateway operator, has got regulatory approval for conducting trial run of satellite-powered smart mobile Wi-Fi technology (SM-FI) in the Dhaka...

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    Little change in auditor’s assessment of GP dues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:52am on November 21, 2018

    Government-appointed auditor Toha Khan Zaman & Co has lowered the government’s claim on leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone by only Tk 5.16 crore, leaving the previous...

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    GP likely to face additional obligations as SMP

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone is likely to face a set of fresh regulations in operating its business in the country as the entity would...

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    Telcos could face up to Tk 100cr fine for service quality slips

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    The newly enacted quality of service regulations for the telecommunications sector have empowered Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission to impose up to Tk 100 crore in administrative...

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    BTRC endorses plan to install real-time monitoring system

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to set up an integrated telecom monitoring system in its office for tightening of monitoring over mobile phone operators’...

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    Mobile handset testing lab in the offing

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to set up a full-fledged mobile handset testing laboratory in the country with a view to encouraging...

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