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    VAT on 4G licence, spectrum fees to be set at 10pc

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on February 13, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has decided to set the VAT rate at 10 per cent, after reducing it from standard 15 per cent, on...

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    Global labour union urges govt to register GP’s employees union

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on February 11, 2018

    UNI Global Union, a global union federation for skills and services, has urged the department of labour to register GP Employees Union without further delay...

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    BTRC lacks resources to measure mobile operator’s service quality

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:22pm on February 10, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission lacks the resources required to conduct adequate drive tests for examining quality of service of mobile phone operators...

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    BTRC drafts guidelines to limit mobile tower radiation

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has drafted guidelines for limiting radiation from base transceiver stations of mobile phone operators....

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    Broadband to all unions by 2018: Minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:56pm on February 07, 2018

    Expressing hope for making internet super highway across the country, post, telecommunication and information technology minister Mosatafa Jabbar said that every union will be brought...

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    GP fined Tk 2.67cr for unapproved border BTSs

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:55pm on February 07, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to impose Tk 2.67 crore in penalty on mobile operator Grameenphone for ‘breaching’ telecommunication rules by installing and using base...

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    Citycell drops out of 4G spectrum auction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on February 05, 2018

    Country’s second largest mobile phone operator Robi and out-of-operation Citycell did not submit bid earnest money for spectrum auction by Monday deadline....

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    Telcos get nod to lay fibre optic cable on condition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on February 03, 2018

    Mobile phone operators will have the right to layout optical fibre cable connectivity if the nationwide telecommunication transmission network providers fail to give connectivity within...

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    Only 36pc subscribers use 3G

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on February 03, 2018

    Only 36.49 per cent mobile subscribers use third generation mobile phone service (3G), more than four-and-a-half years after the service was launched....

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    18pc of people use net in Bangladesh: ITU

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on February 01, 2018

    An international report revealed that only 18 per cent people of the country use the internet, much below the government’s estimate. A report of Switzerland-based...