Dhaka, April 2 (UNB)- Robi Axiata Limited and Stellar Digital Limited, popularly known as: Bongo, have recently signed an agreement to offer on-demand video content streaming service to Robi and Airtel subscribers.
Robi’s Managing Director and CEO, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed and Stellar Digital Limited- aka, Bongo’s Managing Director, Ahad Mohammad Bhai signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations at Robi’s corporate office.
The agreement allow Robi and Airtel subscribers to enjoy local and international live TV and video on demand content from a rich library of entertainment content.
The platform will also provide wide variety of bangla movie, telefilm, web series, and music video to choose from.
Robi’s Chief Financial Officer, Roni Tohme, Chief Technology and Digital Transformation Officer, Medhat ElHusseiny, Chief Supply Chain and Program Officer, AKM Morshed, head of HR, Faisal Imtiaz Khan, Executive Vice President, Digital Service, Ahmed Armaan Siddiqui and Executive Vice President, Airtel Business, Md. Mahbubul Alam Bhuiyan were present at the programme.
Bongo’s Director, Navidul Huq, Chief Operating Officer, Fayaz Taher and Chief Compliance Officer, Karel Kuiperi were also present there.
Dhaka, 31 Mar 31 (UNB)- Robi highly valued customers will enjoy 10 percent special discounts from Sairu Hill Resort in Bandarban of Chattogram under its ‘Dhonnobad’ program.
In this regard, Robi’s Vice President, Customer Lifecycle Management and International Business, Rafiqul Hoque and Sairu Hill Resorts’ Managing Director, Mustafa Ameen signed an agreement on behalf of their respective organisations recently at Robi corporate office.
Under the agreement, Robi users will be able to enjoy 10% discount on room rent along with special package benefits from Sairu.
Robi’s General Manager, Loyalty and Winback, Tawfique Imam, Manager, Loyalty and Winback, Shahadat Mazumder and Ahmed Chowdhury, Sairu Hill Resorts’ General Manager, Mostofa Kamal (Shaheen) were present at the programme.
Dhaka, Mar 31 (UNB)- Huawei, world's leading ICT solutions provider, has recently released its annual report of 2018 stating strong business growth.
Its sales revenue rounded off at CNY721.2 billion, up 19.5% year-on-year; its net profit reached CNY59.3 billion, up 25.1% year-on-year, the report said.
In 2018, Huawei invested CNY101.5 billion (14.1% of its sales revenue) in R&D, ranking fifth globally in the 2018 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard. Over the last ten years, Huawei's R&D expenditure has reached more than CNY480 billion.
According to official data released by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Huawei filed 5,405 patent applications to this organisation in 2018, ranking first among all companies globally.
At the release of its annual report, Guo Ping, Huawei's Rotating Chairman, said "Information communications technology is rapidly working its way into every industry.
This has triggered a digital, intelligent transformation – the driving force behind our digital economy.”
“Through heavy, consistent investment in 5G innovation, alongside large-scale commercial deployment, Huawei is committed to build world's best network connections”, he said.
In its enterprise business, Huawei continuously providing cloud, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and IoT solutions, as well as a range of products for data centers, all-flash storage, and WiFi. In 2018, the sales revenue of Huawei's enterprise business reached CNY74.4 billion, up 23.8% year-on-year.
In its consumer business, Huawei further increased its share of the global smartphone market and has further enhanced the positioning of its high-end devices. It has also made major breakthroughs in building an intelligent ecosystem for all user scenarios. In 2018, the sales revenue of Huawei's consumer business reached CNY348.9 billion, up 45.1% year-on-year.
Dhaka, Mar 31 (UNB)- Muzib Masud of Daily Jugantor and Md Mazharul Anwar Khan Shipu of BSS will lead Telecom Reporters’ Network of Bangladesh (TRNB) as president and general secretary respectively for the 2019-20 term.
They were elected in an election held on Saturday.
Other office bearers are — Finance Secretary Md Shamim Jahangir of the Daily Sun, Organising Secretary Shahid Bappy of Amader Somoy, members Hitlar A Halim of Bangla Tribune, Mohammad Shamim of Maasranga TV and Faruque Hosain of Daily Inqilab.
Uttam Chakravarty of Janakantha was the chief election commissioner while Dhaka Reporters’ Unity (DRU) President Elias Hossain and General Secretary Kabir Ahmed Khan acted as election commissioners.
TRNB is a professional body of journalists focusing on the entire gamut of activities in the telecom and IT sectors in Bangladesh and beyond.
San Francisco, Mar 30 (AP/UNB) — Facebook says it has removed 200 pages, groups and accounts linked to Nic Gabunada, reportedly the former social media manager of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, for misleading people.
The social network says it took down the accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behavior," the term it uses to describe accounts that work together to mask who is behind them and what their purpose is. In the past, Facebook has removed accounts linked to Russia , Iran and other countries for trying to wreak political havoc or influence elections in the U.S. and elsewhere.
The accounts and posts in question posted about elections, alleged misconduct by political candidates and local news. Facebook says they tried to hide their identity but were linked to a network organized by Gabunada.