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  • Muhammad Zahidul Islam

  • Bangladesh lags behind Asia Pacific peers in telecom services: GSMA

    In the digital age, Bangladesh’s mobile telecom market is still dominated by the second generation (2G) services while scenarios in other Asia Pacific countries are quite different and are predominated by 4G services, according to a GSMA report published on Monday.
  • A whopping 46 lakh mobile connections vanished amid pandemic

    Mobile phone operators are struggling to retain their active subscribers despite offering lucrative packages, including free minutes, SMS and extra data, as the coronavirus-induced economic downturn has affected all sectors and curtailed people’s income.
  • First SMP restrictions come into effect after nine years

    Today will be the first time a restriction will come into effect on Grameenphone since the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) started working on Significant Market Power (SMP) guidelines nine years back to enhance competition and bring balance to the market.
  • Japan, the land of rising promise for Bangladesh’s ICT sector

    Japan -- ever at the forefront of science and technology thanks to its culture of intensive mathematics education and reverence for engineers.
  • Grameenphone

    GP files petition challenging SMP restrictions

    Grameenphone filed a writ petition before a High Court bench yesterday challenging a June 21 directive of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) alongside two restrictions imposed under significant market power (SMP) guidelines.