VOIP in Bangladesh

Cut in call charge to check illegal VoIP

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 »

Internet service Providers to roll out voice services in Bangladesh

March 15th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

The users connected to the internet through local internet service providers (ISPs) can now talk to each other and telecom subscribers, as the telecom regulator made a tariff directive to commercially launch IP telephony services. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt to issue more licences for VOIP Business in Bangladesh

January 18th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

The government has decided in principle to issue more VoIP licences for handling international calls to trigger a price war and bring illegal VoIP operators under a legal framework. Read the rest of this entry »

PM against illegal VoIP business

January 17th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the authorities concerned to immediately stop illegal use of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP).

“I sometimes got mobile phone calls Read the rest of this entry »

Dhaka Phone executives charged in connection with illegal VoIP business

January 6th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

Rab personnel arrested two people including an executive of Dhaka Phone Thursday night in connection with running illegal Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP business). They also seized some equipment from an office and a BTS room of Dhaka Phone in the city. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital underground – VOIP Services Analysis and Concerns

December 22nd, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

NEW technologies require new laws and regulations. But these regulations must be sensible and they have to be enforced uniformly. The tragedy in Bangladesh is that we make senseless regulations and do not enforce the sensible ones. As a result, businesses get destroyed, our workers migrate and then we highlight “record remittances” to console ourselves. 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 »

Two more submarine cables to strengthen IT Related business in Bangladesh

December 3rd, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

The Bangladesh telecom regulator has taken a move to connect Bangladesh with two more submarine cables through private sector initiative within one and a half years as internet-based services are often disrupted with the country’s lone undersea cable. Read the rest of this entry »

BanglaLion Wimax wireless Internet package list

November 26th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

BanglaLion WiMax wireless Internet Packages

Starter WiMax Package
128 kbps | 3GB/month
For Basic Home Users
Light downloading and regular surfing
Ideal for emailing, blogging, instant messaging, Social networking etc.
Perfect for home surfing.

Value WiMax Package
256 kbps | 5GB or 8GB/month Read the rest of this entry »

Local internet service providers will be awarded IP telephony licences (VOIP)

August 6th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh

As many as 32 local internet service providers will be awarded IP telephony licences, opening up voice calls through internet protocol (VoIP), usage of which prohibited in Bangladesh just a few days back.

“We have issued 32 IP telephony licences, which will come into operation soon,” said Zia Ahmed, chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), at the launch of new brand identity of a private mobile phone operator in Dhaka yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »