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    Banglalink plans to invest $1b in 3yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on July 13, 2017

    Mobile operator Banglalink announced on Thursday that it would invest up to $1 billion in Bangladesh over the next three years to implement its digital...

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    Citycell CEO gets bail

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on July 03, 2017

    A DHAKA Court on Sunday granted bail to Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited chief executive officer Mehboob Chowdhury in connection with a case filed against him...

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    Govt to allow mobile app-based transport services: OQ

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:13am on June 23, 2017

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said that the government wanted to allow mobile app-based transport services, including Uber....

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    New SIM sales to be disrupted for 18 hours today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on June 14, 2017

    Sales of new SIM cards are likely to be disrupted for 18 hours from today till Friday due to installation process of central biometric verification...

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    BTRC recommends ministry cancel Citycell’s licence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on June 12, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has recommended that the posts and telecommunications ministry cancel the licence of out-of-operation mobile phone company Citycell over payment dispute...

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    Mobile cos lament addl duties on smartphone, 4G equipment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on June 07, 2017

    Increased taxes on import of smartphone and capital machineries for 4G services would hamper mobile phone operators’ initiative to increase penetration, said Association of mobile...

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    Mobile set importers for withdrawal of duties proposed in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on June 03, 2017

    The Bangladesh Mobile Phone Importers Association on Saturday urged the government to withdraw the additional duties imposed on mobile handset import in the proposed budget...

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    Import duty on mobile set may go up in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on May 31, 2017

    The government may increase customs duty on mobile handset import in the budget for the next fiscal year of 2017-2018 in a bid to encourage...

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    Indian village bans women from using mobile phones

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:53am on May 04, 2017

    An Indian village has banned women from using mobile phones in public in an attempt to restrict their contacts with men and plans hefty fines...