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    Cost modelling for telcos’ data service on cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on November 27, 2016

    The International Telecommunication Union is going to prepare a cost modelling for data service of the country’s mobile phone operators. A team of the ITU...

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    ‘OTT apps renders fall of int’l call’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:47pm on November 25, 2016

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission chairman Shahjahan Mahmood on Friday said the increased use of OTT (Over-the-Top) apps has cut the international call termination in the...

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    Robi faces steep fall in Q3 profit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:58pm on November 24, 2016

    Mobile phone operator Robi’s profit declined more than 98 per cent in the third quarter of 2016 to Tk 1.76 crore compared with that of...

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    Ex-Ericsson execs tell of massive bribery

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 02:21am on November 24, 2016

    Former executives with Swedish telecoms equipment giant Ericsson say the firm shelled out tens of millions of dollars in bribes between 1998 and 2001, the...

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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...