No cap on Internet upload speed

December 27th, 2013 by VOIP Bangladesh

The telecom regulator has withdrawn the cap on speed of uploading contents on the Internet this year to track down illegal use of voice over internet protocol (VoIP).

A BTRC official said the regulator directed the international internet gateways (IIG) to slash the upload speed by 75 percent on May 15 this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Illegal VoIP gang busted 39 including 37 foreigners

December 22nd, 2013 by VOIP Bangladesh

VoIP gang busted
39 including 37 foreigners held, equipment seized in city’s Uttara

The Rab last night arrested 37 foreigners and two Bangladeshis with a huge quantity of illegal VoIP equipment in a house in the capital’s Uttara. Read the rest of this entry »

BTRC to continue the inspect the international internet gateways IIG

December 15th, 2013 by VOIP Bangladesh

The regulator BTRC found around 60,000 unauthorised mobile numbers used for voice over internet protocol (VoIP) calls, found through an inspection into major operators including Grameenphone, Banglalink and Robi. Read the rest of this entry »

Illegal VoIP equipment seized from jamunanews24.com office

November 27th, 2013 by VOIP Bangladesh

Illegal VoIP equipment seized

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) seized illegal Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) equipment and 4,000 used and 192 unused mobile SIM cards from the office of an online news site in the capital’s Moghbazar wireless gate area. Read the rest of this entry »

How VoIP works

July 25th, 2012 by VOIP Bangladesh

The current phone system relies on a reliable but largely inefficient method for connecting calls known as circuit switching. This technique, which has been used for over 100 years, means that when a call is made between two people a connection is maintained in both directions between callers for the duration of the call. This dual directional characteristic gives the system the name circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

A beginners guide to VoIP

May 25th, 2012 by VOIP Bangladesh

The delight of being able to hear the voices of our dear ones abroad is priceless, but the bills at the end of the day remind us that ‘priceless’ is an exaggerated word. Nothing comes free, and neither does maintenance of long distance ties. What if by some quirk of technology, we were able to speak long distance at greatly reduced costs? Today, with VoIP (voice over internet protocol), this can be a reality. Read the rest of this entry »

Billion dollar outsourcing beckons Bangladesh

April 25th, 2012 by VOIP Bangladesh

Bangladesh can build a billion dollar outsourcing business by 2015 if the regulator ensures a business friendly environment, said experts at a seminar. Read the rest of this entry »

E-commerce is expected to be introduced in Bangladesh by 2012

July 23rd, 2011 by VOIP Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday emphasised on developing the information technology and imparting training to the youth community to handle the unemployment problem through outsourcing. Read the rest of this entry »

Int’l telecoms and voip connectivity to shut for four hours Oct 29

October 18th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

International telecoms, internet and all voip connections will remain disconnected for about four hours from 1:00am on October 29 for power configuration of the South East Asia-Middle East-West Europe 4 submarine cable (SEA-ME-WE-4) link in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt Opening up VoIP – 3,500 new licences in three months

October 1st, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

The government has decided to issue more than 3,500 licences to the local entrepreneurs for handling international calls to and from Bangladesh through voice over internet protocol technology, which is still prohibited under the existing law. Read the rest of this entry »