Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will hold a meeting this (Wednesday) afternoon to resolve the bandwidth problem.
On June 4, the telecom regulator slashed Grameenphone’s bandwidth by 30 per cent and Robi’s by 15 per cent for non-payment of dues detected in audits -- enough to slow down the internet speed and raise the call drop frequency of the two operators.
According to the BTRC’s audit claim, Grameenphone has Tk 12,579.95 crore pending and Robi Tk 867.24 crore and they had issued demand notes to the respective operators several times but they fell on deaf ears.
After the partial block on the bandwidth capacity of Grameenphone and Robi, crores of internet users of the two operators are facing huge sufferings.
BTRC will also hold a press conference to disclose the outcomes of the meeting.
risingbd/Dhaka/July 17, 2019/Yeamin/Mukul