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    BTRC to fine 3 telcos Tk 5cr each for SIM reg anomalies

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

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to fine three mobile phone operators — Grameenphone, Robi and Banglalink — Tk 5 crore each for improper maintenance...

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    Trump expected to sign order paving way for US telecoms ban on Huawei

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    US President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week barring US companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a...

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    Akash DTH service using Bangabandhu-1 Satellite starts journey Sunday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    Country’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I (BS-I) is set to start commercial service of Direct-To-Home (DTH) television on May 19.To this end, Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company...

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    GP launches healthcare services in eight centres

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:46am on May 09, 2019

    Grameenphone has recently launched healthcare services in eight Grameenphone Centres in Dhaka and Chattogram. The service outlets, named Tonic Booth, are available in six GPCs...

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    Parent cos of GP, Robi in merger talks

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

    Norwegian Telenor Group, parent company of Bangladesh’s leading mobile operator Grameenphone, and Malaysia-based Axiata, parent company of another mobile operator Robi, are in negotiation to...

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    Sustainability of all telcos in Bangladesh must for users’ sake: Erik Aas

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    Profitability and sustainability of all the mobile phone operators are vital for customer satisfaction otherwise the customers will have no other option but to subscribe...

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    Complaints against telcos surge with Robi leading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    The number of mobile phone subscribers’ complaints about the operators’ services has increased as the mobile number portability service has emerged as a matter of...

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    BTRC to force telcos into accepting mobile tower cos

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    The telecom regulator has started the process of preparing a draft agreement to help the business of mobile tower companies grow.Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)...

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    BTRC hikes 7.4cr mobile users’ call tariff to punish GP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    Nearly half of the country’s mobile phone users will have to pay higher charges for making calls due to a regulatory decision hiking prices of...

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    Telcos block illegally registered SIM cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 27, 2019

    Four mobile phone operators on Friday blocked SIM cards which were registered in violation of a regulatory instruction that bars registration of more than 15...