• Govt to sign deal with Facebook to stop harassment

    Daily Dhaka Times: State minister for posts and telecommunications Tarana Halim said that her government is eager to sign a deal with Facebook to stop harassment against women. The state minister made this disclosure to the media after a meeting with Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Limited (BTCL) officials on Tuesday. Political harassment will also be included […]

  • Internal strife and conflict at its peak in Banglalink

    Daily Dhaka Times: Internal strife and conflict is at its absolute peak in Banglalink, the country’s 2nd largest mobile operator. Several investigations were initiated by Vimpelcom, the parent company of Banglalink against senior officials of the company, and as outcomes, many of those officials have already been removed or transferred. In the meantime, Vimpelcom has […]

  • Grameenphone to launch Free WiFi

    Daily Dhaka Times: Grameenphone, the number one operator of country has taken an initiative to introduce high speed Free Wi-Fi Internet service for its customers nationwide. By 2015, the company has an ambition to connect minimum 30 important locations in the country under its’ WiFi umbrella. Initially, it will be a pilot project, and only […]

  • Telekomasia to invest $1b in hi-tech park

    Daily Dhaka Times: Telekomasia, a Singapore-based telecom services company, is keen to invest more than $1 billion in Bangladesh to make tech-related products. The company, owned by Bangladeshi entrepreneurs, signed a deal with the government on Friday. The firm is mainly interested in investing in four major segments of the telecom and ICT sector, according […]

  • Biometric SIM registration begins

    Daily Dhaka Times: The trial run for biometric registration of mobile phone SIM cards has started on Sunday. State minister for posts and telecommunications Tarana Halim started the biometric SIM registration this noon. Earlier on October 21, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy inaugurated the trial run of biometric registrations for […]

  • Trial Biometrics SIM registration starts

    Daily Dhaka Times: Planning to curb all kinds of telephony crimes, cellular phone operators in the country are going to start trial of biometrics SIM registration system today(Sunday). Bangladesh as the second country has taken the initiative to introduce the human body-based indentifying system to ensure the ownership of mobile phone number, said officials of […]

  • Bangladesh signs $3 bln deal in E-commerce fair

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladesh inked a total of $3 billion deals with different foreign business firms on November 13 – the inaugural day of Bangladesh-UK E-commerce Fair in London. The agreements were signed with four United States and Singapore-based business firms at Oriental Hotel in the British capital, according to a message received in Dhaka […]

  • Facebook lets you support Paris

    Daily Dhaka Times: In response to the tragic attacks in Paris Friday night, Facebook has added a photo filter so users can easily show their support for France. The tool allows you to quickly and easily superimpose an image of a French flag on your Facebook profile picture. It’s similar to the rainbow photo filter […]

  • Facebook rejects data request from Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: Facebook Inc has rejected several requests by the Bangladesh government for data on users from January to July this year. The social media giant made the disclosure in its Global Government Requests Report on Wednesday. It noted that there has been a global increase in content restrictions and government requests for data. […]

  • App to show travel time within Dhaka

    Daily Dhaka Times: The smartphone app will tell you how long it will take to travel to your destination using GPS within Dhaka – a city riddled with hectic traffic. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Bangladesh Road and Transport Corporation (BRTC) launched a pilot project in this regard on Thursday. The project will […]

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