Intel and Qubee on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding under which the companies will jointly propagate broadband internet along with wireless solutions such as WiMAX. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Banglalion Communications Ltd. is a sister concern of leading Bangladeshi business conglomerate- “Sunman Group of Companies”. Banglalion acquired the 1st BWA license from Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on November 18, 2008 and committed to provide Broadband Internet connectivity and other services using WiMAX technology. Read the rest of this entry »
Chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Brig Gen (retd) Zia Ahmed on Wednesday said the government is determined to reach the ICT facilities to the doorsteps of the people to build a ‘Digital Bangladesh’.
“To achieve the goal, optimum use of information and communication technology(ICT) facilities such as internet connectivity, fibre optics, WiMax and 3G will have to be ensured for the people,” he told a press conference here.
BanglaLion at a glance
BanglaLion Communications Ltd is a private limited company incorporated in Bangladesh on 5 Nov 2008 under the Companies Act, 1994. The company obtained license from Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to operate Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) services nationwide using WiMAX Read the rest of this entry »
BanglaLion set to start WiMax wifi broadband wireless services in Bangladesh local internet market from June 1st 2009.
BanglaLion, one of the three WiMax licensees, said it is set to bring the whole Bangladesh under the WiMax network within one year, reaching out the benefit of wireless high-speed internet broadband services in Bangladesh.
The company, BanglaLion, earlier said it would be ready to launch WiMax wireless broadband internet services in Dhaka by 1st June.
[the dailystar reports] The country’s telecom industry should be run by such a set of uniform regulations that ensure a level playing field for both the local and foreign investors, speakers at a discussion said yesterday.
The speakers also urged the government to reduce bandwidth prices soon for the sake of the sector’s development.
“Discriminatory regulations should be removed,” said Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, president of Bangladesh Economic Association. Read the rest of this entry »
[thedailystar reports] The decision to take WiMAX licence would push Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Ltd (BTCL) to have private partnership, form a separate company, invest in excess of $250 million and take significant long-term business and technological risks.
The state-owned company has decided to ask Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to relax its November 16 deadline to obtain the licence by paying $31.6 million. This request is being made as the BTCL decided to take a “strategic” partner from the private sector to minimise the “risk factor”. Read the rest of this entry »