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    VSPs to get 2-yr extension to licences

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on November 18, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to extend the validity period for the licences of voice over internet protocol service providers (VSPs) by two years...

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    15.57 lakh SIM cards deactivated in FY17

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on November 17, 2017

    Incidences of deactivation of SIM cards on charge of illegal voice-over-internet-protocol call termination by the telecom regulator and mobile network operators declined by 25.82 per...

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    GP says it keeps ‘relevant’ provisions

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 02:34am on November 17, 2017

    Grameenphone on Thursday said the company kept ‘relevant’ provisions in its books in full compliance with all international and local accounting standards...

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    BTRC draft policy sets 4G speed at 20 Mbps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:26am on November 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has drafted a set of standards for quality of service for the mobile network operators, asking them to ensure minimum 20...

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    Number of mobile users crosses 14cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 15, 2017

    Number of active mobile phone subscribers surpassed 14 crore in September this year amid a marginal decline in market share of two mobile phone operators—...

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    BTRC cuts spectrum conversion fee amid telcos’ pressure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has revised downward the fee for getting technology neutrality facility for each megahertz of spectrum in 900 and 1800 megahertz bands...

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    Govt to raise OMS dealers’ commission

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    The government is going to raise the dealers’ commission on open market sales of rice and atta to Tk 2 a kg from existing Tk...

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    Telcos, IIGs find no trace of Blue Whale game

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    International internet getaways and mobile network operators could not detect presence of any link or game of much-talked-about ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ used within the country,...

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    Mutual funds fare better amid market surge

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    Most of the mutual funds listed with the country’s capital market have declared higher dividends for the year ended on June 30, 2017 compared with...

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    BTRC likely to lose rights over unused balance in blocked SIMs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    Mobile phone operators are likely to get relief from paying the government the unused balance in the SIM cards that would be blocked by the...

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