Dhaka, Jan 2 (UNB)- Airtel, has introduced an amazing social networking- based data pack offer to enable the friends across the country to stay connected.
The offer provides 3GB data for the two most popular social networking sites: Facebook and Instagram, at a cost of only 12 taka recharge with 15 days validity. The users will have to dial USSD code *123*012# to avail the service.
Airtel has also revamped two of its popular digital services: the largest gaming platform of the country, Airtel MyPlay and entertainment platform (i.e. music videos, movies, dramas, TV shows etc.), Airtel Screen with latest exclusive contents. Friends can enjoy these revamped services for only 2.44 taka per day.
Dhaka, Jan 1 (UNB) – Mobile internet services have been resumed since Tuesday morning after a suspension of about 37 hours.
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed the mobile phone operators to restart the services at 10:30 am, said sources at the operators’ end.
On December 30, the telecom regulator suspended the services from 9:30 pm, said Zakir Hossain Khan, senior assistant director (media) of BTRC.
During the period, people were not able to use the internet on their phones, stream or upload pictures or videos.
Dhaka, Dec 31 (UNB)- An unique photo-upload competition organised by Pixmama (https://www.pixmama.com/pixmama-photo-uploading-contest), a leading digital content marketplace concluded on Monday.
The unique contest started on 10 December.
The objective of this contest was to support the photographers of Bangladesh to display their creativity and create a platform for them to offer their products in the international arena.
The winning participants of the completion would also get an opportunity to win a total of 1 lakh 13 thousand taka by participating in the photo contest.
The first three photographers who will upload highest admin-approved photos will be declared as the winners. The photographer of the highest admin-approved photos every week will also be awarded with 3 lakh taka, certificates and t-shirts.
As the grand prize the winner will get 50,000 taka while the 2nd and the 3rd runner ups will get 25,000 and 15,000 taka respectively.
Each among the 4th to 10th winners will get 2,000 taka. The 11th to 20th winners will get 1,000 taka and the 21th to the 30th will get 500 taka. Crests, certificates and t-shirts will also be given among all of the winners.
Dhaka, Dec 30 (UNB) – Only hours after restoration, 3G and 4G mobile services were suspended again on Sunday night “for the sake of state security and to prevent rumours.”
Sources at Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) said the mobile operators were asked to suspend the services around 9pm until further notice.
The mobile operators shut down the services around half an hour later.
Earlier, the services were restored at 6pm on Sunday, after a suspension of about 28 hours. The voting in Bangladesh’s national election ended at 4pm.
3G and 4G services had been unavailable from 3pm Saturday, the day before the election. 2G service was suspended later that night.
On Thursday, BTRC ordered suspension of 3G and 4G services but later withdrew the directive after about 10 hours.
Dhaka, Dec 29 (UNB) – The mobile phone operators were ordered on Saturday to stop 3G and 4G services “for the sake of state security and to prevent rumours.”
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) order comes a day before the country goes to polls.
The services would be unavailable from 3pm Saturday to Sunday midnight, BTRC Senior Assistant Director (Media) Jakir Hossain Khan told UNB.
On Thursday, BTRC ordered suspension of 3G and 4G data services but later withdrew the directive after about 10 hours.