Bangladesh Mobile Phone Market Registers a Modest 4.1% Growth in 2019; Vendors Shift Gears to the Local Assembly, IDC India Reports

February 24 2020 | TW News Correspondent

According to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 4Q19, Bangladesh mobile phone market returned to growth in 2019 with a 4.1% annual growth, shipping 29.6 million units during the year. Feature phones continued to dominate with 76.6% share and 22.7 million u...

Benefits of Communication Technology Must Reach and Include Everyone in Our Society-Yasir Azman

February 17 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Grameenphone launches digital care platform to serve the hearing and speech impaired

The ability to communicate and freely express yourself in your own language is a basic right. Communication solutions and digital inclusion play a pivotal role in serving...

BTRC Responds to Telenor's Legal Notice to President

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has responded to a legal notice, served by Telenor Group to President Abdul Hamid, seeking arbitration of a Tk12,579 crore audit claim with the telecom regulator.BTRC Chairman Md Jahurul Haque confirmed the development to the press.

However, BTRC officials, quoting the answer of the legal not...

Mobile Networks Reinstated in Bangladesh Border Areas

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The government has backtracked from its decision to shut down mobile phone networks along Bangladesh’s border with India, considering the hassle suffered by people living in the border areas.

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) issued an order on Wednesday, directing the four mobile phone operators of the country – Grameenphone, Robi, Banglalink and Teletalk – to reinstate...

BTRC for 65pc Cuts in Int’l Call Rate

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The telecom regulator is set to recommend slash in international incoming voice call rate by 65.71 percent to $0.006 a minute in the face of fast shrinking earnings from the segment in recent years.

Industry insiders said a significant portion of international calls were now being made throug...

Govt Disable Mobile Networks in Border Areas

January 05 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Considering the security issue  Bangladesh government, has ordered mobile telecommunication operators to shut down their networks alongside the border with India.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen told  that they were unaware of any such decision in a Response to the media when contacted  

Mobile phone operators disabled their networks within 1km of the border soon...

ZTE and China Telecom complete the industry’s first uplink enhancement FAST verification

December 19 2012 | TW News Correspondent

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, recently announced its partnership with China Telecom to complete the verification of the industry's first FAST (FDD Assists Super TDD) solution at 2.1GHz and 3.5GHz in Shenzhen, China.

Based on China Telecom’s uplink enh...

Banglalink expands strong 4G network across the country

October 31 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, has expanded its strong 4G network across the country to provide customers with seamless connectivity and quality digital services. Along with upgrading nearly 1000 sites...

Shakib Al Hasan: The new Brand Ambassador of Grameenphone

October 23 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Ace all-rounder cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan, has joined forces with Grameenphone as the Brand Ambassador. Shakib will work together with Grameenphone to inpsire and build an empowered digital society.

On this occasion, Yasir Azman, Deputy CEO and CMO of Grameenphone, said, “Shakib Al Hasan has lon...