BTRC proposes off-net rate cuts

27 Apr 2012

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has given a proposal to the Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications (MoPT) for approval, under which it would reduce off-net mobile call charges to BDT0.50 (USD0.006) per minute, down from the existing rate of BDT0.65, while halving the charge for receiving an off-net SMS message to BDT0.10, reports local newspaper The Daily Star. Minimum/maximum on-net charges will remain at BDT0.25/BDT2.0 under the proposal.

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