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    BR allowed to expand fibre optic network

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has allowed Bangladesh Railway, which is also a nationwide telecommunication transmission network entity, to expand its optical fibre network.BR has taken...

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    GP says its entire network under 3G or 4G coverage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone Limited on Thursday announced that the entire mobile network of the company was brought under high-speed 3G or 4G coverage.It...

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    Smartphone shipments to China hit  six-year low in February

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2019

    Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years, market data indicated, as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid...

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    Verizon to start 5G service in 2 US cities in Apr

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2019

    Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday its customers in Chicago and Minneapolis would be able to use its fifth generation wireless network from April 11...

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    Jabbar asks telcos to get ready for 5G in 2021

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Posts, telecommunications and information technology minister Mustafa Jabbar on Tuesday asked all the mobile network operators (MNOs) to get ready to introduce 5G mobile services...

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    GPEU gets registered after 7yrs of legal battle

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Grameenphone Employees Union (GPEU) has received registration certificate from the labour department after seven years of legal battle....

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    Wall Street critic Warren vows to break up Amazon, Facebook, Google

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon, Google and Facebook if elected US president to promote competition in the technology sector....

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    Singtel injects $525m in Bharti Airtel

    Reuters . Singapore/Bangalore | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) said it will buy roughly $525 million worth Bharti Airtel stock as part of the Indian telecoms operator’s plan to raise...

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    Huawei fights back against US black out with Texas lawsuit

    Reuters . Hong Kong/Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies sued the US government on Thursday saying a law limiting its US business was unconstitutional, ratcheting up its fight...

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    Women hold only 16pc ICT jobs: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    Only 16 per cent of the information and communication technology jobs in Bangladesh are held by women while men are holding the rest 84 per...

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