First mobile-apps store launched

18 11 2012

A mobile application store was launched in Bangladesh for the first time yesterday to upload and download both Bangla and English-version apps. The site will also be used as an online marketplace for developers.

Ethics Advance Technology Ltd (EATL), an ICT solution provider, launched the new service for national and international mobile apps users.

Full story: The Daily Star

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Galaxy S3 hits Bangladesh next week

9 06 2012

Samsung will release the follow-up to its wildly popular Galaxy S2 smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy S3, in Bangladesh on June 15.

A direct competitor to Apple’s iPhone, the Android-running device will retail at Tk 67,500 and with the superpower engine, massive display and impressive battery life, it sits at the very top of the smartphone spectrum.

Full story: The Daily Star

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Telecom on fast track

12 03 2011

Nobody thought about 100 percent mobile coverage when Bangladesh enacted its first telecom policy in 1999, as only a handful of the country’s 64 districts was under wireless network coverage at that time.

But the ever-explosive sector has dwarfed all expectations and doubts to help Bangladesh become one of the fastest growing telecom markets in the world.

Full story: The Daily Star





Free International call

29 10 2010

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* End date: 31st of January 2011
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Turning dreams into reality

2 10 2010

Shampa Akter, a homemaker and entrepreneur of Kushtia, was not present at the biggest gathering of Nokia held recently in London. But her success story has been narrated to the world of mobile technology as an example of how mobile phones can develop and change the lives of ordinary people, even in the least developed countries.

In mid September, around three thousand people from over a hundred countries gathered at Nokia’s two-day World Summit 2010 in London.

Full story: The Daily Star





SMS for a train ticket this Eid

29 08 2010

The coming of Eid means new clothes,  good food, celebrations and a time to be close to friends and family. For a very huge number of people in Bangladesh, this would mean travelling back to their home districts. But that’s when you remember that you have to purchase the railway ticket and you squirm at the thought of standing for hours at the railway station behind a humongous queue, just to find at the end that tickets are all sold out. And then you think, “Oh why not just skip it this year?”

Full story: The Daily Star