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    GP, Telenor, UNICEF tie to aware children on online safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    Grameenphone, Telenor Group and UNICEF on Thursday signed a partnership agreement among themselves to create awareness among 1.2 million children and adolescents to stay safe...

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    Samsung in hot water over splashy phone ads

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in...

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    BTRC slashes GP, Robi bandwidth

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Thursday reduced internet bandwidth capacity of Grameenphone and Robi by 30 per cent and 15 per cent respectively as...

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    Illegal, stolen handsets to be denied network access soon

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

    Illegal and stolen handset users would not get access to the mobile phone network, said a draft directives of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Wednesday....

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    Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance: India watchdog

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android...

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    Mobile subscriber growth slows in May

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    The number of mobile phone subscribers increased by 2.39 lakh in May this year but the growth slowed compared with that in the previous month...

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    Design chief to leave Apple, start new firm

    Reuters | Updated at 01:15pm on June 28, 2019

    Jony Ive, a close creative collaborator with Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs whose iPhone and other designs fuelled Apple’s rise to a $1 trillion company,...

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    China urges US to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries’...

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    Singapore to invest $30m in 5G tests ahead of 2020 rollout

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    Singapore on Thursday launched a S$40 million ($29.5 million) initiative to test applications for 5G networks, the next generation of mobile communications, ahead of a...

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    S Koreans get 5G service in ‘scariest place’ on N Korea border

    Reuters . Taesung Freedom Village, South Korea | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on Thursday it launched 5G services in one of the world’s most heavily armed border zones separating the...

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