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The telecom regulator has withdrawn the cap on speed of uploading contents on the Internet this year to track down illegal use of voice over internet protocol (VoIP).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 »
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 »
March 21st, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh
The BTRC will continue its investigation of illegal VoIP activities by any telephone operator or Internet service provider and shut them down, if found guilty, as it did in cases of three private landline companies and 18 ISPs recently. Read the rest of this entry »
March 18th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh
BTRC is set to take legal action against the private land phone operator WorldTel Bangladesh for its alleged involvement in illegal VoIP business, said a BTRC official yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »
March 16th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh
Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTCL) yesterday urged a cut in international incoming call charge, which it said will help check illegal call termination through VoIP (voice over internet protocol) technology. Read the rest of this entry »
April 13th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh
Illegal VoIP providers in Bangladesh are on the rise, grabbing more than half of the overseas calls trade in Bangladesh, due to lack of government control, said industry leaders on Sunday.
Telecom infrastructure providers say development of the Tk 3,500-crore international calls sector will remain a far cry until the government takes effective measures, especially against unregulated VSAT use. Read the rest of this entry »
March 22nd, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh
Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will intensify its ongoing drive against illegal VOIP call termination, as the surreptitious business is still reportedly rampant.
Brig. Gen. (Rtd) Zia Ahmed, the newly appointed BTRC chairman, told a presentation meeting of the Telecom Infrastructure Operators of Bangladesh (TIOB) recently that BTRC would make all-out effort to stop illegal VOIP. Read the rest of this entry »
March 30th, 2008 by VOIP Bangladesh
The government is losing around Tk 1208.88 crore revenue per year due to international call termination through illegal VoIP.
The BTRC is currently working on ways to reduce international call termination through illegal VoIP. According to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), every day some three crore international calls are entering. Of the calls, Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board (BTTB) terminates some 1.40 crore calls and the rest 1.60 crore calls are dealt by the VoIP traders. Read the rest of this entry »