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    Mobile court’s power to try telecom cases triggers concern

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:35am on July 12, 2021

    The recent empowerment of mobile courts to hold trial of cases for causing annoyance by telephone calls under Section 70(1) of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Act...

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    edotco wins Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Co of the Year award

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:23pm on July 11, 2021

    Integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company edotco Group was recognised with the Frost & Sullivan’s award of ‘Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year’ for...

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    Norwegian pension fund sells off groups linked to Israeli settlements

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:04pm on July 05, 2021

    Norway’s largest pension fund announced on Monday that it had divested assets in 16 companies for their links to Israeli settlements in the West Bank,...

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    Norway’s Telenor telecom group weighs Myanmar presence

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:14pm on July 02, 2021

    Norway’s Telenor, a major telecom operator in Myanmar, said on Friday that it was weighing its future in the country after booking losses following a...

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    Telenor, Axiata to merge Malaysian telecoms units

    | Updated at 10:58pm on June 21, 2021

    The Norwegian and Malaysian telecoms groups Telenor and Axiata said on Monday that they would merge their Malaysian operations into a group worth around $12...

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    Telcos iterate tax cut demands

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on June 08, 2021

    Mobile phone operators have iterated their budget proposals as none of their demands, incluidng reduction of turnover and corporate taxes, were addressed in the proposed...

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    Proposed budget frustrates telcos: AMTOB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:58pm on June 04, 2021

    Mobile phone operators have said that none of their proposals over reducing taxes on the telecommunication sector are addressed in the proposed national budget for...

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    Offences abroad using Bangladesh telecoms to be brought under law

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:08am on May 28, 2021

    A proposed amendment to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Act, 2001 has made any offence committed by individuals in relation to ‘the state and its citizens’...

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    Telcos’ revenue growth thin amid high taxes: GSMA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on May 06, 2021

    The country’s telecom sector has been slapped with the third highest tax rates in the world, resulting in lower capacity of the telecom operators to...

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    Robi for minimum turnover tax withdrawal in FY22

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:09pm on April 28, 2021

    The country’s second largest mobile phone operator Robi Axiata has termed the slapping of minimum 2 per cent turnover tax on the sector ‘unjustified’. It...