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    800 BTCL connections cut as telephone cabinet catches fire at Gulshan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on September 13, 2017

    Land phone connections of around 800 subscribers of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited in the city’s Gulshan area got disconnected as a telephone cabinet of the...

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    Telcos must ensure 4G services in div HQs in 9 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on September 13, 2017

    Mobile phone operators will have to give 4G services to their subscribers in all the divisional headquarters within nine months of getting licences, said a...

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    Global unions call for more brands to sign new Accord by Oct 5

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on September 12, 2017

    Global labour rights groups have recently called on global fashion brands and retailers to sign the new 2018 Accord by October 5, in time for...

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    Inoperative ISPs to lose licence

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:21pm on September 12, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to cancel licences of inoperative internet service providers which have failed to provide service to the end-users even...

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    BTRC initiates move against 5 telcos for non-payment

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:14pm on September 09, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move against five mobile phone operators for non-payment of unused balance in the SIM cards which were...

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    BTRC issues guidelines, setting licence fee at Tk 50 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on September 08, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has issued guidelines on local manufacturing and assembling of mobile handsets, setting Tk 50 lakh as manufacturing and assembling enlistment certificate...

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    Govt’s revenue collection thru BTRC slumps to 6-yr low

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:30pm on September 07, 2017

    Government’s revenue collection through the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission hit a six-year low in the fiscal year 2016-17 mainly due to a drastic fall in...

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    Limit mobile network coverage within country’s territory, BTRC asks telcos

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:50pm on September 06, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has asked mobile phone operators to keep network coverage within the country’s territory...

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    Business activities dull on Eid hangover

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on September 04, 2017

    Business and economic activities in cities including capital Dhaka remained dull on Monday, the first working day after Eid-ul-Azha vacation, as city dwellers were still...

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    BTRC to take legal action against PSTN cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on September 04, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to file cases against a number of public switched telephone network operators to recover the government’s long...