Grameenphone shares 3000 BTS sites with other operators

Grameenphone, as a provider, has reached the milestone of 3000 shared sites recently, a press release said Tuesday. This represents the highest number of BTS shared by any mobile company in Bangladesh. Grameenphone started sharing sites in 2009 after BTRC allowed passive telecom infrastructure sharing, roping in Qubee as the first customer.

High-powered team visits Russia’s latest nuclear power facilities

A 42 member high power delegation comprising   representatives of various countries and working in international organizations, including International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited Russia’s advanced nuclear power technologies, including Generation 3+ nuclear power unit , floating nuke plant and nuclear ice breaker in St. Petersburg. The delegation visited the under operation

Marico Bangladesh okays 50pc cash dividend at 17th AGM

Marico Bangladesh Limited (MBL), held its 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, 17th July 2017 at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden Hotel, a press release said Monday. Mr. Saugata Gupta, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marico Bangladesh Limited, presided over the meeting, which was attended by the Managing

Emirates, flydubai announce extensive partnership deal

Emirates and flydubai today, July 17 unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers unmatched travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth. The innovative partnership goes beyond

Emirates’ 41st dedicated lounge at Boston Logan Airport

Emirates announced the grand opening of its 41st dedicated lounge located at Boston Logan International Airport on July 13. The lounge is now open to Emirates First Class and Business Class customers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Skywards, the airline’s frequent flyer program. The Emirates Lounge is a dedicated

BASIS, MCCI hold seminar on e-commerce payments & logistics

Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) jointly organized a seminar on e-Commerce Payments & Logistics today at Lakeshore Hotel Dhaka. The seminar, sponsored by Mastercard, SSL Wireless and Technohaven, mainly highlighted the most common hindrances in the way of e-Commerce growth,

Grameenphone ends Q2 of 2017 with 61.6 million active users

Grameenphone Ltd. ended the second quarter of 2017 with 61.6 million active subscribers, registering a 2.9% growth from first quarter of 2017. With 27.0 million data subscribers, 43.9% of total subscribers are using Grameenphone internet services. Grameenphone Ltd. reported revenue of BDT 32.4 billion for the second quarter of 2017, up

Session on IoT, Smart City connectivity held at GP

Grameenphone and different local chapters of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) jointly organized a session titled “The Role of IoT (Internet of Things) in a Smart City Connected Community”. The program was held at GPHOUSE on July 4, 2017. Keynote speaker of the session  Dr. Saifur Rahman, Professor at

Emirates’ double daily flight to Brussels soon

Emirates will introduce an additional daily flight to Brussels, complementing Emirates’ existing schedule and providing a double-daily service to customers from 29 October 2017. “The new scheduled flight will be added to meet the growing demand for travel on the route” Emirates sources said. The second daily flight to be operated by