Mobile

Women still lag in mobile ownership, internet adoption

Women in Bangladesh are lagging behind men in both mobile ownership and mobile internet adoption, with gender gaps of 20 percent and 40 percent respectively, representing a significant disparity in digital access, according to a global report.

Satire / Bangladeshi telco with worst internet service bags a Grammy Award

RuralPhone believes in creating truly soulful music at the cost of network quality.

Bar on phone browsing for on-duty cops

Policemen are barred from browsing mobile phones or staying engaged with the device while discharging duty in a directive issued from police headquarters.

Airtel users facing network disruption in Dhaka

A large number of Airtel subscribers in Dhaka are facing network interruptions due to network integration and upgradation.

Cricket: ICC anti-corruption unit seeks to monitor players' messages

Cricketers suspected of corruption could be forced to hand over their mobile phones under new plans to curb match-fixing, head of the game's anti-corruption unit has said.

Ad-blocking software use for mobile surges: study

The use of ad-blocking software for mobile devices has nearly doubled in the past year, raising questions about the viability of online media business models.

Unregistered SIMs will be disconnected May 1

The disconnection, which will be temporary, will accompany a warning that will give subscribers another chance to re-register within a specific period of time. But after that, defaulters will lose their number.

HC verdict on biometric SIM registration Tuesday

High Court will deliver Tuesday its verdict on a writ against biometric re-registration and registration for mobile phone’s subscriber identity module (SIM) cards.

Koreans seek ‘right to disconnect’

Koreans find their constantly buzzing smartphones disorienting, according to a report by the Korea Press Foundation on Wednesday.

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

Women still lag in mobile ownership, internet adoption

Women in Bangladesh are lagging behind men in both mobile ownership and mobile internet adoption, with gender gaps of 20 percent and 40 percent respectively, representing a significant disparity in digital access, according to a global report.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Bangladeshi telco with worst internet service bags a Grammy Award

RuralPhone believes in creating truly soulful music at the cost of network quality.

March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018

Bar on phone browsing for on-duty cops

Policemen are barred from browsing mobile phones or staying engaged with the device while discharging duty in a directive issued from police headquarters.

March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017

Airtel users facing network disruption in Dhaka

A large number of Airtel subscribers in Dhaka are facing network interruptions due to network integration and upgradation.

November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016

Cricket: ICC anti-corruption unit seeks to monitor players' messages

Cricketers suspected of corruption could be forced to hand over their mobile phones under new plans to curb match-fixing, head of the game's anti-corruption unit has said.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Ad-blocking software use for mobile surges: study

The use of ad-blocking software for mobile devices has nearly doubled in the past year, raising questions about the viability of online media business models.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Unregistered SIMs will be disconnected May 1

The disconnection, which will be temporary, will accompany a warning that will give subscribers another chance to re-register within a specific period of time. But after that, defaulters will lose their number.

April 10, 2016
April 10, 2016

HC verdict on biometric SIM registration Tuesday

High Court will deliver Tuesday its verdict on a writ against biometric re-registration and registration for mobile phone’s subscriber identity module (SIM) cards.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Koreans seek ‘right to disconnect’

Koreans find their constantly buzzing smartphones disorienting, according to a report by the Korea Press Foundation on Wednesday.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Mobile internet use drops after Facebook bar

Telecom regulator registers 5.14 crore active mobile internet connections last month – what was 5.23 crore in October-end. The move comes after weeks of ban on Facebook that started last month and continued till December. BTRC, however, did not explain the reason of the fall.

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