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‘Bangladesh brings under-connected people under digital connectivity’

The Bangladesh government has taken massive initiatives for bringing the under connected people under necessary digital connectivity, Zunaid Ahmed Palak, state minister for ICT division said during a focus group discussion at the 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Wednesday. The WEF seminar titled ‘Innovations to connect to unconnected’ was attended by global leaders including Paul Kagame, President of Ruanda, Jean
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Mastercard Index of Consumer Confidence Published; Bangladesh Recorded The Largest Gain

The Mastercard Index™ of Consumer Confidence survey, which is conducted twice every year since 1993 just published the report of H2, 2016. It’s all good news for Bangladesh. Bangladesh recorded the largest gain in Asia Pacific of 11.2 points to 82.8 points – a significant improvement in overall consumer confidence compared to H1 2016 where it saw a relatively smaller increase of
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‘Bangladesh is well on path to build a digital economy’-Palak said in WEF

Bangladesh is well on path in terms of applying technologies to build a digital economy, Junaid Ahmed Palak, the State Minister of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division told a global ministerial conference on Tuesday. Palak was attending the seminar titled ‘Digital Economy and Society in South Asia’ organized at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos of Switzerland. Harin
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Tarana sings in same tunes with the operators on call drop issue

Moving from her earlier tough stance on the issue of call drop, Tarana Halim, State Minister for Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (MoPT) yesterday sided with the telecom operators. Tarana yesterday held a meeting with the chief executive officers (CEO) of the mobile telecom operators at the secretariat. After the meeting, she told the journalists that the rate of call drops
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ICT Ministry Initiating “Idea Project”

To implement new ideas, Bangladesh ICT Ministry took a new project in hand, called “Idea Project”. Along with BASIS and World Bank, this “Idea Project” aims to provide different facilities like funding, mentorship and office space to implement upcoming amazing ideas. State Minister of ICT Division, Zunaid Ahmed Palak mentioned all these at the workshop “Digital entrepreneurship & Innovation in Bangladesh”.
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Broadband connectivity in two lakh points across the country

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Junaid Ahmed Palak yesterday said that the government is planning to establish broadband connectivity in two lakh points across the country to ensure interne for all. “These two lakh points are fixed after conducting several studies. Broadband connectivity in these two lakh points will ensure high speed coverage up to the union level,”
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