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Robi offers handset financing facility

The leading digital services provider of the country, Robi, has come up with a unique smartphone financing campaign named ‘Phone Loan’ in order to facilitate people to avail smartphones on credit. Using the Alternative Credit Scoring (ACS) solution powered by Blockchain and Big Data Analytics technology, the handset financing campaign aims to find out people looking for collateral free loans to purchase handsets. The phone loan campaign offers handset loan to eligible Robi and Airtel customers with conveniently priced EMI facility without having any cre...

Huawei to develop ICT talent in Bangladesh

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited has inaugurated its annual program of ‘Seeds for the Future 2020 in Bangladesh’. The inauguration ceremony has been taken place virtually today, August 10, 2020, and attended by Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology Division as the Chief Guest.

Zhang Zhengjun, the CEO of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited. initiated the ceremony where Dr. S. M. Mostafa Al Mamun, Chairman, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), Dhaka University (DU); Prof. Dr. A.K.M. Ashikur Rahman, Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET); Dr. Muhammad Ahsan Ullah, Head, Department of El...

Stopping corruption possible by using ICT: Palak

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said stopping corruption is possible by ensuring desired utilization of information and communication technology (ICT). “We need to stop corruption to further expedite the development in the country. Using of ICT can become handy in this regard. We have managed to stop corruption in land sector by using ICT,” he said, reports BSS. plkPalak said these while addressing a views exchange meeting with local representatives, government officials and newsmen at Natore Circuit Hous...

KT Corp’s digital outreach project in BD

Korea’s KT Corp. has celebrated the first anniversary of GiGA Island, a project to address the digital divide by connecting Moheshkhali, a small island located in the southeast part of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, with wireless services. The company said on Thursday it held a ceremony to mark the progress of the corporate CSV (Creating Shared Value) initiative on the island in the presence of the Bangladesh Ministry of ICT, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and 500 islanders. KTGiGA Island aims to enhance the quality...

Pre-bookers get Galaxy C9 Pro

Samsung Mobile Bangladesh handed over its latest addition to its smartphone range the Galaxy C9 Pro to its pre-bookers. Upon pre-booking, Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro customers got an exclusive Samsung Scoop Bluetooth speaker for free. The pre-booking was supposed to end at February 21, 2017 but with overwhelming demand and response from the superphone pre-bookers, Samsung Mobile Bangladesh announced an early end to the successful pre-booking of the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro on February 17, 2017. Previously this device was unveiled and pre-booking was announced at the Samsung pavilion

Deal signed to promote digital education

ICT Division, Robi and online school ‘10 Minute School’ are going to work together for promoting digital education in the country. A tripartite agreement was signed recently among these organizations at the Janata Tower Software Development Park at Karwan Bazar in the capital. ICT Department’s Director General (Additional Secretary), Banamali Bhowmick; Robi’s Chief Corporate and People Officer (CCPO) Matiul Islam Nowshad and 10 Minute School’s Founder PR 1and CEO, Ayman Sadiq signed the agreement on behalf of their respective orga...