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Airtel 3GB day-night 3G pack announced

Airtel Bangladesh Limited, the fastest growing telecom operator of the country recently launched 3GB day night 3G internet pack which allows customers to use 1GB during day and 2GB during night time. This pack can also be used in 2G networks. 3GB299-takaThis new addition to Airtel’s smart internet portfolio includes this 3GB pack for only 299 takawith a validity of 30 days. This smart pack has been introduced for the users who tend to casually browse through websites during the day and perform heavy downloads at night. The pack allows u...

Tk 400cr daily mobile transactions

Following the country’s return of normalcy in the economic sector, the daily average financial transaction through mobile banking has reached a new height. The transaction has risen significantly in March as reached a record breaking height of Tk12264core, making the daily average transaction about Tk400crore. mobile bankiongThe daily transaction which was previously around Tk200-300crore rose up to Tk409crore per day. However, doubt grew the increases in transactions was revolving around the city polls. Although bKash Chief Execut...

Spectrum auctions likely to delay again

Bangladesh’s spectrum auctions, after being pushed back a month to 20 May, will likely be delayed again, after mobile operators failed to resolve the long-simmering SIM replacement tax issue in a meeting with regulators and the finance minster last week. telecomThe Dhaka Tribune reported that the finance minister asked the operators to pay the replacement SIM tax without interest and withdraw their case in order to move ahead with the auctions. The government demanded four operators – Grameenphone, Banglalink, Robi and Airtel – pay the unpaid...

Cellphones for women in developing nations aid ascent from poverty

Here is what life is like for a woman with no bank account in a developing country. She keeps her savings hidden — in pots, under mattresses, in fields. She constantly worries about thieves. She may even worry about her husband taking cash she has budgeted for their children’s needs. Sending money to a family member in another village is risky and can take days. Obtaining a loan in an emergency is often impossible. mobile bankiongAn unexpected expense can mean she has to pull a child out of school or sell a cow the family relies on for inco...

Robi introduces UNLIMITED FnF offer

Robi has introduced a new prepaid package named “UNLIMITED FnF”. The UNLIMITED FnF offers the subscribers the ultimate opportunity of selecting as many FnF numbers as they want with the most attractive rate and lifetime validity. pr picRobi happens to be the only mobile phone operator offering an UNLIMITED FnF pack in the market. Any Robi prepaid customer (except subscribers of Uddokta, Easyload/PCO, SME and Corporate packages) can migrate to this new prepaid package just by dialing *8999*90#. This package comes with a very attractive...

Robi introduces Sharadin Flat Rate Offer

Robi has introduced Sharadin Flat Call-Rate Offer for all its pre-paid packages. The flat call rate is priced at only 10 paisa per 10 seconds. Robi users can now enjoy this rate 24 hours a day while calling any mobile operator’s number.   PR picRobi subscribers can avail this facility by recharging a specific amount. On Tk. 36 recharge, a Robi subscriber can enjoy this call rate for a period of 15 days and on Tk. 66 recharge, s/he can enjoy this for 30 days. However, Robi subscribers of the Hoot Hut Chomok package will not be able to avai...