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Mobile Data usage increases 46%

Since the introduction of 4G, the usage of internet boosted. Last year's average usage was about 700MB. However, Robi, with 2.83 crore active mobile internet users and 55 lakh regular users, saw 88% increase in data usage in just one year. Grameenphone, with 3.63 crore active internet users and 50 lakh 4G users, saw 52.4% increase in a year. Banglalink
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GP managing talent to focus on digital services

Over 600 employees of GrameenPhone are likely to lose their jobs with the implementation of their new project “Common Delivery Centre” (CDC). The implementation of this project will outsource their network management operations and will make the existence of several hundred employees at GP obsolete. Telenor, parent company of GP, has executed this project in its Myanmar and Malaysia ventures
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Fourth Edition of Seedstars Dhaka Is A Wrap!

The fourth edition of Seedstars Dhaka is a wrap! On September 8th, 10 startups pitched to a jury of investors and experts with a room packed with +150 attendees! Parking Koi-পার্কিং কই is the Seedstars Dhaka winner for the Seedstars World Competition 2018! They got their flight tickets to the finals happening in Switzerland during the Seedstars Summit 2019! Second place
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SDG IMPACT AWARD

AlterYouth receives ‘2018 Asia Pacific SDG Enterprise Award’ by UNDP YouthCoLab

AlterYouth, a tech-startup working to prevent dropouts in Government Primary Schools throughout Bangladesh, has won the ‘2018 Asia Pacific SDG Enterprise Award’ in the ‘Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ organized by UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub and UNDP China, in partnership with the All-China Youth Federation. The forum took place in The Twenty-First Century Hotel in Beijing, China
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GPAccelerator Organizes Startup Expo For Batch 4 Startups

Grameenphone Accelerator hosted a Startup Expo for Batch 4, at GPHouse, in Bashundhara, on 25th and 26th of October. The five startups of the GP Accelerator program –Amar Uddog, Mars, Avijatrik, FoodTong and AlterYouth– showcased their business ideas at the event, in front of more than a thousand attendees, including visitors, investors, professionals, and officials from Grameenphone. The CEO of Grameenphone
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GPAccelerator Batch 3 Startups begin their journey today

The Grameenphone Accelerator has unveiled the new batch of startups beginning their 4-month long acceleration journey today at GPHouse. After a rigorous process of reading through over 600 applications, face-to-face interviews, and pitch presentations six startups were introduced to the startup ecosystem and the attendees of the media launch today.                                     GPAccelerator (GPA), in partnership with SD ASIA,
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Grameenphone's Profit Drops

Grameenphone Returns Unused Balance Of Connections That Were Blocked In Between 2008 And 2014

Grameenphone yesterday deposited Tk 7.33 crore with the telecom regulator against the unused balance of connections that were blocked in between 2008 and 2014. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission had blocked 2,540,666 SIMs of the market leader in the six years to December 31, 2014. The operator will now be eligible to resell these blocked numbers.
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Grameenphone's Profit Drops

Grameenphone Sought Permission To Set Up Tower Company

Grameenphone has sought permission from the telecom regulator to establish a subsidiary company for its network infrastructure such as towers, energy equipment, and civil works, following the footsteps of Robi and Banglalink. Given the BTRC's policy of encouraging infrastructure sharing, Grameenphone now wants to establish the subsidiary, according to the application sent last week.
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