Robi launches 4G Internet service in Bangladesh’s 64 districts

The mobile operator Robi today launched 4G services in 64 districts of Bangladesh. The launch was announced at the end of a gala program held at the Bangabandhu International Convention Center in Dhaka, in the presence of ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar. Robi Calims, they currently have 1,500 towers throughout Bangladesh that are able to operate […]

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Australia, US, India and Japan look for Belt and Road alternative

Australia, the United States, India and Japan plan to set up a joint regional infrastructure program as an alternative to the multibillion-belt and highway initiative dollars to try to counter the influence of Beijing, reported Monday the Australian Financial Review. quoting a senior US official. This anonymous official said the plan involving the four regional […]

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S Korea’s Moon urges ‘stern’ response to new US tariffs

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for a "tough" response to new US tariffs on southern exports as concerns grew over Washington's trade restrictions. US President Donald Trump threatened last week of retaliation against China and South Korea and promised to revise or remove a 2012 free trade agreement with the South, which […]

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4G Internet Service of Mobile operators goes live today in Bangladesh

The country is today the breakthrough of the fourth generation mobile Internet era, thus opening a new chapter in digital connectivity and bringing closer the reality of the Bangladesh Digital Vision of the Government. Grameenphone, Robi and Banglalink, the three largest operators, will offer 4G service to their customers in major cities as soon as […]

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IMF’s Lagarde warns on rate risk from US tax reform

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned Saturday that the economic stimulus measures of US tax cuts could lead to a rapid rise in interest rates, which would weigh on countries whose debt is high. The International Monetary Fund was going to be "attentive" to the consequences of the reform, which includes a much lower corporate […]

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Informal sectors need incentive to be formal

Small businesses need incentives and political support to become formal because graduation entails costs and a lot of obstacles, experts said yesterday. They formulated this suggestion by noting that despite the positive economic development of Bangladesh for more than a decade, employment in the informal or unorganized sector has steadily risen. . "There are costs […]

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New DMD for Union Capital

Chowdhury Manzoor Liaquat was recently appointed Deputy Managing Director of Union Capital Ltd, a multi-product financial institution. Prior to his appointment, Liaquat was executive vice president of Bank Asia, said Union Capital in a statement issued yesterday . He began his career as a probation officer of AB Bank Manzoor worked at AB Bank in […]

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Teletalk not ready to roll out 4G

The national mobile operator Teletalk has not yet begun to prepare to deploy the 4G mobile data service due to lack of funds, although it will take a license tomorrow with its competitors . The delay in preparation means that the state-owned company could lose customers as well as customers to its competitors who are […]

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China vows to protect interests as US eyes trade sanctions

China warned Saturday that it would take the necessary measures to protect its interests if the United States imposed tough trade sanctions against their exports of steel and aluminum. The US Department of Commerce recommended Friday to impose heavy taxes on China and other countries to counter a global glut of steel and aluminum, exposing […]

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