Tag: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission

Daily Mobile Recharge Limit Decision Will Be Change

Daily Mobile Recharge Limit Decision Will Be Change

The decision of BTRC of capping daily mobile recharge at Tk 500 for a single prepaid number will be reviewed.  Shahjahan Mahmood, the BTRC Chairman, has confirmed mobile recharge to Samakal  Earlier, the authorities of BTRC directed all mobile phone operators to limit the daily mobile recharge at Tk 500 for a single prepaid number. The directives […]

January 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Facebook, messenger WhatsApp & Viber apps Blocks Bangladesh Government

Facebook, messenger WhatsApp & Viber apps Blocks Bangladesh Government

The Bangladesh government has blocked Facebook, messenger online messaging & calling services App WhatsApp, Viber Today morning. The order came this morning immediately after the Supreme Court pronounced its verdict maintaining its previous ruling that upheld death penalty to war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed. A letter sent from Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission […]

November 18, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More

Airtel-Robi seek BTRC permission to merger

Robi and Airtel have formally applied for permission to merge their operations from the telecom regulator, a move that will turn the combined entity into the second largest mobile operator after Grameenphone in Bangladesh. “We received a joint application. The approval process will start in a short while,” said Md Sarwar Alam, spokesman for Bangladesh […]

September 29, 2015 | By | Reply More

BTRC blocked Tango Viber in Bangladesh

The government has blocked popular internet calling and messaging services Viber and Tango on security grounds. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has sent letters to the mobile phone operators and international internet gateway operators regarding the Tango Viber closure. BTRC Secretary Sarowar Alam confirmed this to the Dhaka Tribune. The notice was also sent to […]

January 18, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More