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    Mobile banking main reason for remittance fall: BB probe

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:09am on April 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank (BB) investigation teams have identified informal channels, including mobile banking, as the major reasons for downward trend in country’s remittance inflow....

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    Smartphone apps for Uber provisionally banned in Italy

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:03pm on April 08, 2017

    An Italian court on Friday banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition,...

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    Ollo to invest $20m for LTE rollout, claims CEO

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:42pm on April 01, 2017

    Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) service operator Ollo plans to invest over $ 20 million for 4G LTE (long term evaluation) network expansion in Bangladesh...

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    India becomes net exporter of power for 1st time

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:09pm on March 29, 2017

    India has become a net exporter of electricity for the first time, the power ministry said on Wednesday, adding that upcoming cross-border transmission lines with...

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    Number of mobile subscribers nears 13 crore again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on March 29, 2017

    The number of active mobile subscribers again neared 13-crore mark in February this year as the acquisition of users by mobile operators picked up in...

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    Banglalink fined for not giving call centre service

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on March 23, 2017

    The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection has fined country’s third largest mobile operator Banglalink Tk 25,000 for not providing services to a customer through...

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    Vodafone, Idea in $23b merger to create new Indian telecom leader

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 10:41pm on March 20, 2017

    Britain’s Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular agreed on Monday to merge their Indian operations in a $23 billion deal, creating the country’s biggest telecoms business...

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    Tax collection from mobile cos rebounds in Dec-Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on March 11, 2017

    The government’s revenue collection from mobile phone companies increased by Tk 116 crore or 5.19 per cent in the July-January period of the current fiscal...

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    Investment needed to avoid losses thru cybercrime: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on March 07, 2017

    Investment in capacity building has to be made by the government and private organisations to combat cybercrime with a view to preventing future losses through...

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    Telcos provide Tk 24,596 crore revenue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:42pm on March 05, 2017

    Government has earned revenue worth of tk 24,596 crore from the six mobile operators country in the last sixteen years. Posts and telecommunications minister Tarana...

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