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    Bangladesh internet users likely to face slow connectivity for a week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Country’s internet users are likely to experience slow connectivity for 12 days starting tomorrow due to a scheduled maintenance of a submarine cable.A statement issued...

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    Video app TikTok’s India download ban worries wider tech industry

    Reuters . New Delhi/Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    An Indian ban on downloading TikTok, one of the world’s most popular mobile applications, has heightened industry worries that technology companies could now face increased...

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    BASIS suggests special card to pay ad bills to Google, FB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services on Wednesday recommended the National Board of Revenue to introduce a special card for payment of digital marketing...

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    BTRC initiates move to encash Robi bank guarantee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to collect Tk 70.65 crore in value-added tax claim on merger fees from mobile phone operator Robi...

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    Huawei says not discussed 5G chipsets with Apple

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:35pm on April 16, 2019

    China’s Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday it has not held talks with Apple Inc about supplying 5G chipsets, a day after its founder said it...

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    GP refrains from paying govt’s audit demand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    Mobile phone operator Grameenphone on Tuesday told Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission that its Tk 12,579.95-crore audit demand to GP was ‘unfounded’ and was made ‘without...

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    Facebook spends $22.6m to keep Zuckerberg safe

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

    Facebook Inc more than doubled the money it spent on chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2018 to $22.6 million, a regulatory filing showed...

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    Japan telcos’ 5G go-ahead cements curbs on Chinese vendors

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on April 11, 2019

    Japan’s telcos were formally allocated 5G spectrum by regulators on Wednesday, a major milestone ahead of the launch of high-speed wireless services next spring.The three...

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    GP gets 1cr 4G clients

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    The number of 4G customers of leading mobile operator Grameenphone crossed 1-crore mark within 14 months of introducing the service, said a press release....

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    Telcos seek authorities’ quick step to restore power to BTSs after storms

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh on Sunday urged that the authorities concerned should take immediate measures to restore electricity supply to mobile network...

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