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Summit, Fiber@Home at work to transit bandwidth to India

Dhaka, Feb. 4 -- Bangladesh's two international terrestrial cable (ITC) licensees - the Summit Communications and the Fiber@Home Global Limited - are working to transit bandwidth to northeastern state... Read More


102 NGO MFIs out of 750 fail to submit annual financial reports

Dhaka, Feb. 3 -- Some 102 nongovernmental organisation (NGO) microfinance institutions (MFIs) of the total 750 have failed to submit their annual audited financial reports for 2022-23 to the regulator... Read More


BSEC, IDRA lock horns over number

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) and the Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) are at odds over the number of independent directors on the boa... Read More


Year in Review: Telecom sector thrives amid challenges

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- Mobile telecom network expanded significantly in the outgoing year 2023 as well as leapfrogged to transforming from mere mobile network operators (MNOs) to telco-tech or digital servi... Read More


BTRC moves for one account of SOF management

Dhaka, Dec. 30 -- The telecom regulator BTRC has made a move to bring discipline in the management of Social Obligation Fund (SOF). To this effect, several steps have been taken including closing mul... Read More


British fintech firm eyes BD to revolutionise lending with AI

Dhaka, Dec. 22 -- A British financial technology company is investing in Bangladesh to collaborate with banks and non-banking financial institutions and revolutionise traditional lending systems in em... Read More


MNOs seek to sit with BTRC over data prices

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- The mobile network operators (MNOs) have sought a meeting with the telecoms regulator BTRC over internet data package rates as, according to them, the data prices were 'forcibly reduc... Read More


Consortium to invest $110m for first pvt submarine cable

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- A consortium of three private submarine cable companies is set to invest $110 million to set up a separate submarine cable network in a boost to the country's internet connectivity. ... Read More


Consortium to invest $110m for first private submarine cable

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- A consortium of three private submarine cable companies is set to invest $110 million to set up a separate submarine cable network in a boost to the country's internet connectivity. ... Read More


Move to reduce MFI charge stops again

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- A move to cut service charge imposed by the country's micro-finance institutions (MFIs) is halted again due to rising cost of funds in bank and other sources. The review of MFI serv... Read More