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    Single licence for telcos’ 2G, 3G and 4G services likely

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to introduce a single-licence system for the mobile operators to offer 2G, 3G and 4G services...

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    Social media to come under telecom monitoring surveillance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on June 13, 2018

    The cabinet committee on national purchases on Tuesday approved procurement of equipments of Tk 236 crore to strengthen tapping of phone and surveillance of social media....

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    8 cos vie for 4 mobile tower sharing licences

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:18pm on June 11, 2018

    Eight companies have applied to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission for mobile phone tower sharing company licences, a senior BTRC official told New Age on...

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    UNICEF, GP to work jointly on children’s online safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on June 11, 2018

    UNICEF and Grameenphone signed an agreement on Sunday to work on creating opportunities for a meaningful and safer digital participation for young people in Bangladesh....

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    Tax break extended for local mobile phone makers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed imposing 2 per cent surcharge on imports of mobile handset and reducing import duty on raw materials for...

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    New rate brings down int’l call volume

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2018

    The average incoming international calls per day through legal channels declined by 11.11 per cent or 60 lakh minutes in May this year after the...

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    Bangladesh may raise surcharge on mobile handset import to 2pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2018

    The government may raise surcharge on import of mobile handsets to 2 per cent from the existing 1 per cent in the upcoming national budget...

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    Mobile cos, VAS providers to share revenue at 40:60 range

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:40pm on June 03, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has finalised guidelines on the telecommunication value-added services, setting the range of ratio of revenue sharing between the mobile phone operators...

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    BTRC decides to issue satellite co licence to BCSCL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on May 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to issue satellite company licence to Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited....

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    BTRC sets fresh MNP launch deadline on July 31

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:39pm on May 28, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Monday extended the deadline for the launch of much-awaited mobile number portability service by two months amid pressure from the...