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Govt policy to digital economy for flourishing Asia-Pacific

Recently in Bangkok, Huawei and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) jointly hosted the first Asia Pacific Exchange on Broadband Regulation and Policy. They also released the White Paper on Broadband Regulation and Policy in Asia-Pacific Region: Facilitating Faster Broadband Deployment. Speakers at the exchange called for more comprehensive broadband policies to guide development and speed the rollout of national broadband networks, as the basis for growth in the digital economy. Houlin Zhao, secretary-general of the ITU, made opening remarks at the exchange. He started his speech with appreciation to Huawei’s cooperation with ITU on the Exchange, and Huawei’s long-term support to ITU as its member. He pointed out that the ICT technologies and

Smart phone app ‘EzzyRide’

EzzyRide a smart phone app is coming in January which is a platform to manage Passenger and Drive partner. EzzyRide helps city people to find a bike or a car easily to go to the destination. It will help passenger not to bargain with CNG Scooter or fight with Bus. Innovadeus Pvt. Ltd., an IT company has just announced. ezzyride-02EzzyRide will be available in Google Play store from January 2017. The developer is from Bangladesh. The Director Mr. Ahad Rana said, people who has a bike or car and if they want to work as...

Top IT exporters accorded reception

To open up avenue of financial support and inspire to be entrepreneur, Bank Asia today accorded reception to the country’s 62 top young IT service exporters who were earlier endowed with BASIS Outsourcing Award-2015. Md. Arfan Ali, President & Managing Director of Bank Asia handed over appreciation certificate and gift to the award winners from different districts at a function held at the Corporate Office of the Bank at Purana Paltan, Dhaka. Mr. Patrick De Courcy, Head of Marketing of Payoneer (a gateway payment service provider) of Asia Pacific, Mr. Russell T Ahmed, Senior Vice President

Ideas become reality at Smart City Hackathon

After running for straight 36 hours, the country’s first Smart City Hackathon wrapped up at GP House with innovations reaching a new height. The hackathon, jointly initiated by Preneur Lab and Grameenphone’s innovation center White Board, hosted 30 teams of young innovators who coded at the competition to bring solutions to turn Dhaka into a smart city. After 36 hours of rigorous brain-storming and coding, three teams were announced as Champions, 1st Runners Up and 2nd Runners Up. Team App Flakes was declared as 2nd Runners Up, Team Spark was declared as 1st Runner Up and Durbin as Champion. John Taylor, Director, UNDP, was present at the closing ceremony as chief guest. Grameenphone’s CTO Medhat ELHusseiny and CCAO Mahmud Hossain were a...

Galaxy J1 NXT Prime in Bangladesh

Samsung Mobile Bangladesh has launched the latest addition to its J series – Galaxy J1 NXT Prime. This new device intends to provide dual-SIM smartphone experience at a very competitive price. This device is the perfect combination of the style and performance for the young people to stay connected all day long. The most exciting feature of Samsung Galaxy J1 NXT Prime is the Ultra-Data Saving Lite mode which ensures data saving up to 50% and also enhances the performance of 1,500 mAh j1-nxt-prime-press-image

INVL Tech to open businesses in Bangladesh

Companies controlled by INVL Technology, which invests in IT businesses, are expanding international activities. The NRD group of companies, which already last year began implementing projects in Bangladesh, and the cybersecurity firm NRD CS in October of this year started the process of registering the new NRD Bangladesh Ltd, completion of which is planned by year-end. Once this new firm is established, companies controlled by INVL Technology will have representation in nine of the world’s countries. To date they have a corporate presence in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Moldova, Norway, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. ‘We’re continuing the active investment phase, seeking to invest in national-level businesses