3h ago| Telecom

Mobile users count losses as call drops pile up

Mobile phone users in Bangladesh incurred a loss of nearly Tk 18.50 crore in the fiscal year of 2020-21 because of the telecom operators’ reluctance to compensate them for the disruptions they...

6d ago| Telecom

Parag Agrawal: New CEO sheds low profile to take Twitter helm

Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform’s technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant.

1w ago| Business

HMD Global launches Nokia smartphones made in Bangladesh

HMD Global Bangladesh today announced the launch of 'Made in Bangladesh' Nokia smartphones.

Grameenphone to provide tailor-made voice, data, ICT solutions to RAB

Mobile operator Grameenphone has signed a deal with the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to provide the law enforcing agency with tailor-made voice, data and ICT solutions for the next five years.

No mobile handset will be shut down: Jabbar

The telecom ministry has decided not to shut down the network of any mobile handset whatever or not it is registered with the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission.

Xiaomi opens smartphone manufacturing plant in Gazipur

Xiaomi has announced that it will now manufacture its devices locally in Bangladesh, as the leading smartphone company has opened a manufacturing plant in Gazipur.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Mobile users count losses as call drops pile up

Mobile phone users in Bangladesh incurred a loss of nearly Tk 18.50 crore in the fiscal year of 2020-21 because of the telecom operators’ reluctance to compensate them for the disruptions they...

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

Parag Agrawal: New CEO sheds low profile to take Twitter helm

Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform’s technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

HMD Global launches Nokia smartphones made in Bangladesh

HMD Global Bangladesh today announced the launch of 'Made in Bangladesh' Nokia smartphones.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Sweden’s Ericsson to buy US cloud operator Vonage

Ericsson said Monday it was acquiring US cloud-based communications provider Vonage, in the Swedish company’s biggest acquisition in recent memory as it widens its operations beyond its traditional...

November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021

Telenor, Google Cloud partner to digitalise telecom operations

Telenor and Alphabet Inc’s Google Cloud have formed a partnership to digitalise the Norwegian telecom company’s global operations and are exploring ways to jointly offer services to customers, the...

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Unused data to be added to new pack: BTRC

Users who access internet on their mobile phones are going to see their unused data from one package being carried forward to any other new packs.

November 9, 2021
November 9, 2021

Grameenphone users now can use Facebook messenger without internet

Grameenphone in partnership Meta has launched an app called "Discover"- and a feature named “Text-Only Facebook” that will allow people stay seamlessly connected through Facebook...

November 7, 2021
November 7, 2021

Brazil raises $8.4b in 5G tender

Brazil raised $8.4 billion in investments and license fees in an international tender to build and operate one of the world’s biggest 5G data networks, Communications Minister Fabio Faria said Friday.

November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021

Yahoo, Fortnite exit China as tech crackdown bites

US internet services company Yahoo said on Tuesday it has pulled out of mainland China, becoming the latest tech firm to withdraw as a crackdown by Beijing on the industry gathers pace.

November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021

Mobile data users to double by 2030

Bangladesh’s telecom sector is expected to thrive in the current decade on the back of a spike in demand for mobile data, according to a new report.