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    World Wide Web turns 30

    Agence France-Presse . Meyrin | Updated at 11:16am on March 04, 2019

    Thirty years ago this month, a young British software engineer working at a lab near Geneva invented a system for scientists to share information that...

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    Finding a better way to use surplus bandwidth

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    BANGLADESH now uses around 800Gbps internet bandwidth. Out of this domestic demand, around 600Gbps supply comes from the Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited, the national...

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    Govt blocks 4,500 porn sites in 9 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on February 15, 2019

    The government on Thursday closed another 1,351 porn websites as part of its move to ensuring porngraphy-free internet services especially for the youths, taking the...

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    EU urges internet firms to intensify fake news fight

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 05:02pm on January 29, 2019

    The EU on Tuesday urged advertising trade associations and US internet giants to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns from suspects such as Russia, ahead...

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    No internet package with less than three-day validity: BTRC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:10pm on January 27, 2019

    From the first day of the next month, no mobile phone operator will be allowed to offer internet packages with less than a three-day validity....

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    Number of mobile internet users falls in Nov-Dec

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

    The number of mobile internet users declined for the second consecutive month in December, 2018....

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    Mobile internet goes to 2G till midnight Sunday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:17pm on December 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Saturday afternoon suspended 3G and 4G mobile phone services across the country and it will continue till midnight Sunday. The...

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    Facebook shuts nine Bangladeshi pages, six accounts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:48pm on December 20, 2018

    Facebook has taken down nine pages and six accounts in Bangladesh for their coordinated inauthentic behaviour on its platform. Nathaniel Gleicher, head of Facebook’s cybersecurity...

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    EC to slow internet speed on polling day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46am on December 19, 2018

    The Election Commission will slow down internet speed across the country on the polling day on December 30, the commission secretary Helaluddin Ahmad said on...

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    Govt unblocks 58 online portals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:26pm on December 10, 2018

    The government on Monday unblocked 58 online portals including several newspaper websites after keeping them blocked for almost a day.Earlier on Sunday, the Bangladesh Telecommunication...

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