Saturday, September 30, 2023

Cell operators given a shock

Telecoms regulator asks for new fee for old bandwidth Telecoms regulator yesterday sent letters to four mobile operators in the country asking them to pay spectrum charges and renewal fees and have their licences renewed for the next 15 years. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) also sought papers related to tax, VAT and VoIP from ... Read more

Banglalink to pay Tk 1,980cr for licence renewal

Orascom Telecom Holding said its Bangladeshi subsidiary Banglalink will pay about Tk 1,980 crore ($26.3 crore) over the next three years as spectrum and licence renewal fees. Banglalink, the country’s second largest mobile phone operator with 21.62 million subscribers, has received the final 2G (second generation) licence renewal guidelines, Orascom said

BTRC under pressure to reduce fee

Mobile phone companies are putting pressure on Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission to reduce the fees they must pay to obtain a renewal of its licence, according to BTRC officials. The BTRC has published a draft guideline concerning the renewal of the 2G mobile licences of four mobile operators — Grameenphone, Banglalink, Robi and CDMA operator ... Read more

Banglalink Music Fest in Chittagong

anglalink, in its latest bid to keep abreast with changing music trends and connect with the country’s youth, has launched a series of nationwide concerts — the second of which was held on January 21 in Chittagong. Banglalink Brand Ambassadors Habib, Warfaze, Aurthohin and two of the most popular Bangladeshi bands LRB and Miles performed ... Read more