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The telecom regulator has withdrawn the cap on speed of uploading contents on the Internet this year to track down illegal use of voice over internet protocol (VoIP).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 »
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 »
June 16th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh
Internet Protocol Telephony Service Provider (IPTSP) License Application 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 »
December 20th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh
As part of the coverage plan, BanglaLion has already installed & commissioned 35 BTSs. With these 35 BTSs, BanglaLion plans to cover the key areas of Dhaka by end of December 2009. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »
April 24th, 2009 by VOIP Bangladesh
[Md Hasan, Daily Star] The telecom watchdog has decided to issue licences for IP telephony in a move to open up voice calls through the internet protocol, the use of which has so far been prohibited in Bangladesh.
IP-telephony licensing will be exclusive to local internet service providers (ISPs). Licence holders will provide international and domestic voice calls over managed IP-based networks, according to the IP telephony licence guideline designed by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). 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 »