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Robi launches magic scratch card

Robi has launched Magic Scratch Card which is an exciting combination of Internet, Voice and SMS for all pre-paid users of the leading mobile operator. The Magic scratch card is a combination data, voice & SMS. This magic scratch card offer is priced at BDT 29 only. By recharging this scratch card customers will get unique combination of 75 MB robi-1internet, 15 minutes on-net, 14 minutes off-net and 29 SMS with 3 days validity period. Among the operators only Robi has this unique offer and can be availed from any of the Robi retailer points. U...

PSTN, Internet subscriber base drops in Jan

Bangladesh ended January 2015 with 1.081 million PSTN telephony subscribers, down from 1.086 million subscribers in December 2014. BTCL led the market with 798,000 subscribers, followed by Ranks Telecom with 262,000 PSTN customers, figures from regulator BTRC show. BanglaPhone ended the month with 5,000 PSTN users, while World Tel had 15,000 PSTN subscribers at end-January this year. molbile internetBangladesh ended January 2015 with 42.76 million active internet subscribers, down from 43.64 million internet subscribers at the ...

BD Telecommunications Report Q2 2015

Bangladesh's telecommunications market continues to be challenging, although BMI believes that there is scope for growth . T here is no clear delineation between the regulatory duties of the government and the independent regulatory authority, making it difficult for new services and products to be approved in a timely manner. telecomHowever, the government intends to overhaul the regulatory system and bring greater clarity to routes to market for all players. BMI does not expect rapid progress to be made, particularly while the state-owned play...

Up to 26pc off to call Bangladesh

Low calling rates... everybody loves them. Especially when it comes to calling more often family and friends. Thats why TelephoneBangladesh.com has prepared a special surprise for its customers, a surprise they can benefit from for a long time: up to 26% off on montly plans. Bangladesh 500 monthly plan decreased from $12.99 to $9.49, whereas Bangladesh 1000 monthly plan decreased from $24.99 to $18.99. mobile bankiongBangladesh 500 and Bangladesh 1000 are monthly subscriptions that customers may choose when living outside their mother count...

BTRC proposes floor price for spectrum auction

The Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has proposed USD 30 million for per megahertz as the starting price in the forthcoming auction for the 1,800 MHz band. The regulator has also proposed USD 22 million per megahertz in the 2,100 MHz band, which the operators currently use for 3G service. The proposals were sent to the telecom ministry recently for approval, The Daily Star reports. btrcBangladesh will soon cross the 120 million mark in mobile subscriptions, but the quality of services is not satisfactory, as the operators are running w...

Bar on GP sales of old numbers

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has asked leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone to stop sales of old numbers under a campaign and asked it to provide the regulator with the details of the promo. gpBTRC officials said the letter was sent to GP last week after the commission noticed that GP was selling old numbers at as high as Tk 30,199. ‘We have asked GP to stop all activities regarding sales of old numbers and asked it to provide us with details of the campaign,’ BTRC secretary Md Sarwar Alam told New Age on Wednesday. According to...