Latest Telecoms News about Bangladesh

Robi Axiata in Bangladesh to upgrade 2G and expand 3G networks with Ericsson

  Ericsson has signed a three year contract with Bangladesh's Robi Axiata to upgrade 2G/GSM sites in the Chittagong and Comilla regions....

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Bangladesh Bans Skype and Twitter

  The Bangladesh Government has ordered the country's local mobile network operators to block the use of messaging and social media services...

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Grameenphone Tests Free Wi-Fi Service

  Bangladesh's Grameenphone is launching a free Wi-Fi internet service for its customers nationwide....

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SIM cards to be reregistered in Bangladesh

  Bangladesh's telecoms regulator has issued a notice calling for all SIM card holders to re-verify their ID with the mobile networks....

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Mobilink and Banglalink both have growth potential, despite regulatory challenges

  Moody's says that Mobilink and Banglalink exhibit similar growth potential, but that Banglalink faces greater challenges from potential spectrum auctions and sizeable foreign-currency exposures....

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Moody's upgrades Banglalink's ratings to Ba3; outlook stable

  Moody's expects revenue growth to remain in the high-single digits over the next 12-18 months, supported by subscriber growth and fast-growing 3G data services, ...

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Alcatel-Lucent's Motive software selected by Robi to deliver OSS in Bangladesh

  Alcatel-Lucent has announced that its OSS software portfolio has been selected by Robi Axiata Limited, one of the leading mobile telecom operators in Bangladesh....

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Grameenphone Testing GSMA's Mobile Connect Service

  Bangladesh based Grameenphone has launched a trial of the Mobile Connect service, a universal mobile-based authentication solution, for 1000 selected users of a classified website....

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Ericsson ConsumerLab: Urbanization drives m-commerce interest in emerging Asia

  The research reveals that 54 percent of respondents in Indonesia, have used money transfer services, followed by 45 percent in Vietnam and 34 percent in Bangladesh....

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Bangladesh Looking to Raise Taxes on Imported Mobile Phones

  Bangladesh's government plans to raise the import tax on mobile phones by a third from 10 percent to 15 percent....

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