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IIUC subscribes Robi corporate solution

International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) has recently signed a corporate agreement with the second largest mobile phone operator, Robi Axiata Limited. The agreement paves the way for the teachers and students of the University to enjoy Robi’s pr-picturecorporate solutions along with a number of digital services such as Vehicle Tracking System and digital advertisement solution, MobiReach. Pro Vice Chancellor of IIUC, Prof. Dr. Delawer Hossain and Robi’s Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business, Md...

Huawei showcases innovation at ITU Telecom World

As the ITU Telecom World 2016 is taking place in Bangkok, the world awaits eagerly to see what innovations are coming in communication technologies. About 4,000 government officials, company executives, and industry leaders from more than 100 countries, are visiting ITU Telecom World which aims to foster global development through ICT innovations with the slogan "Better Sooner, Accelerating ICT Innovation to Improve Lives Faster". Along with other leaders in communications technology, world’s leading ICT solutions

VimpelCom celebrates 20 year listing in the US

VimpelCom (NASDAQ: VIP) rang the closing bell at NASDAQ, marking 20 years since it first listed in the United States. VimpelCom first listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1996, before transferring across to the NASDAQ to take its place alongside the world’s most innovative and successful technology companies. Over the last 20 years, the pioneering spirit of the company saw it lead the development of new technologies in its markets. Today, VimpelCom is one of the world’s leading telecoms and technology companies with more than 200 million customers across 14 markets in Europe, Eurasia, Africa and Asia. Jean-Yves Charlier, Chief Executive Officerof VimpelCom, said: “This is an exciting milestone

Robi sets sail as merged company

The first merger of Bangladesh’s telecom sector has come into effect with the beginning of the commercial operation of Robi as the merged company today. Following the merger of Robi and Airtel, the merged company will be known as Robi Axiata Limited. ‘Airtel’ will remain as an independent product brand of Robi Axiata. In completing the first telecoms merger as well as the country’s largest merger, Axiata now image-1holds 68.7% controlling stake in the combined entity, while Bharti holds 25%. The remaining 6.3% will be he...

GP, Lava launch affordable smartphones

Following the massive success of previous co-branded smartphones Grameenphone (GP) and Lava have jointly brought two new affordable smartphones to the market, bundled with exclusive offers. Two Grameenphone-Lava co-branded devices, Lava Iris 605 and Lava Iris 821, were launched at a ceremony at a city hotel on November 14. The devices have been launched at a time when smartphone adoption is increasing at a significant rate thanks to the extended 3G coverage across the country and a host of useful digital services by Grameenphone. Grameenphone Chief Marketing Officer Yasir Azman said, “Grameenphone, being the most

Digital start-ups at IT Incubator

Jon Eddy, Head of Emerging Markets, VimpelCom, Banglalink’s parent company along with Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister for ICT, Government of Bangladesh has visited country’s first digital incubator which was established as a private public partnership to nourish the local entrepreneurial talents in developing digital solutions for a true digital Bangladesh. During this visit Mr. Erik Aas, CEO, Banglalink and Taimur Rahman, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink were also present at the occasion. This initiative has helped the young entrepreneurs to create their own platform for small and medium business startups. Digital Bangladesh has always been the goal of Government and country has already witnessed several revolutionary initiatives which have been driving us...