VOIP in Bangladesh

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 »

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 »

Stakeholders help sought to stop Illegal Voice over Internet Protocol VoIP

December 14th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

Bangladesh Telecommunicaion Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman Brig Gen (Retd) Zia Ahmed sought cooperation from concerned stakeholders to stop Illegal Voice over Internet Protocol ( VoIP ) in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Bangladesh parliament recomemded Govt. to open VoIP

April 29th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

[the dailystar reports] A parliamentary body yesterday made some recommendations including opening up of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for increasing government’s revenue earnings from the telecom sector.

The parliamentary standing committee on post and telecommunications ministry proposed withdrawal of Tk 800 tax on SIM card, reducing international call routing charge from 4 cents to 3 cents, zero duty on import of mobile sets valued up to TK 3,000 each and fixing monthly internet charge at Tk 300 for home users. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Bangladeshi students design the modern digital telephone system with VOIP

April 12th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

IT was in 1992 that both Bangladesh and India decided to discard their analog telephone systems and switch to Digital. Bangladesh bought the total setup from Ericsson and ALCATEL which is one of the best setups currently in the world, while India decided to use own resources.

Some students and teachers from IIT, Kanpur, designed the digital system for India. Initially that was not comparable to the Bangladeshi system for obvious reasons. Till 1998 they could not provide internet support with the telephone. But they were continuously trying to upgrade their system. Read the rest of this entry »

All out effort to stop illegal VOIP in Bangladesh

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 »

List of VOIP Providers in Bangladesh

January 10th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

Here are the list of VOIP Providers in Bangladesh

Free VOIP call to Bangladesh

June 30th, 2008 by VOIP Bangladesh

Free VOIP call providers in Bangladesh

Legal Voip issue in Bangladesh

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 »