• Airtel Bangladesh Launches Video Packs

    Daily Dhaka Times: Airtel Bangladesh Limited, the fastest growing telecom operator of the country, has launched exciting new internet packs named ‘Video Packs’ for its customers in Bangladesh. These packs can be used to browse sites like YouTube and Popcornlive.tv. The offers consist of 75MB of 3G Internet with a three-day of validity for BDT […]

  • Yahoo Mail upgrade sheds passwords

    Daily Dhaka Times: Yahoo on Thursday set out to make its free email service hip again with upgrades that included getting rid of the need for passwords on mobile devices. Yahoo new email application allows users to sign-in without passwords, which have long been lambasted as paltry defense mechanisms by security specialists. The Yahoo Mail […]

  • First Software Technology Park To Launch In October

    Daily Dhaka Times: After a long wait of five years, the government is to finally launch the country’s first Software Technology Park at Janata Tower. Application window for space allocation has recently ended. Evaluation of the submitted applications from tech-based firms is now ongoing. The whole process of space allocation is expected to finish by […]

  • NBR to extend duty benefits to investors in hi-tech parks

    Daily Dhaka Times: The National Board of Revenue plans to offer duty benefits and increased tax breaks to investors and developers of hi-tech parks in an effort to attract investments and promote jobs for youths. Under the scheme, the developers and investors in the parks will get a tax waiver from their dividend incomes in […]

  • Bandwidth use still in slow lane

    Daily Dhaka Times: The use of bandwidth rose nearly 50 percent to 136 gigabits per second (Gbps) in June, compared to December, but industry experts say the growth is much lower than expected. The government failed to develop infrastructure to boost internet connectivity that restricted users only to social media sites, messaging services and some […]

  • Telcos’ investments lowest in five years

    Daily Dhaka Times: Investment by mobile phone operators in Bangladesh hit a five-year low though the sector’s revenue has grown substantially every year. However, the investment figures for fiscal 2012-13 and 2013-14 were higher due to 3G and 2G spectrum fees paid by the operators at that time. The telcos then had to pour money […]

  • Online schooling in a village in Pirojpur

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Pattashi Janakalyan Secondary School and College, a remote educational academy, located at Zia Nagar upazila of Pirojpur district, started online schooling system through its website on Thursday. The website (www.pjkssc.edu.bd) will offer online schooling along side with basic information of the academy and students at all. Environment and Forest affairs Minister […]

  • Banglalink’s Boi Ghor to Change our Reading Habits

    Daily Dhaka Times: For the first time in Bangladesh, Banglalink has launched a unique app for its customers called “Boi Ghor”, the first ever android based mobile Bangla eBook app. Through this app customers can download a variety of Bangla books on their mobile phone and read them anytime and anywhere for free. This unique digital […]

  • Viber Public Chats gets immense popularity in Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: Viber Public Chats, a new mobile platform allowing users to follow a wide range of celebrities, personalities and brands, has gained immense popularity in Bangladesh. The platform has been introduced by Viber, the leading mobile communications app offering free messaging and HD-quality calls. Launched in November 2014, Viber Public Chats allow users […]

  • Internet growth slows; most people still offline: UN

    Daily Dhaka Times: Growth in the number of people with access to the Internet is slowing, and more than half the world’s population is still offline, the United Nations Broadband Commission said on Monday. Internet access in rich economies is reaching saturation levels but 90 percent of people in the 48 poorest countries have none, […]


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