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Domain-Web Hosting Business To Go Up, Report Says

Financial Express Reports, domain and web hosting business is growing fast in the country due to continuous increase in the number of internet users. Last year annual turnover of the sector reached nearly BDT 3.3 billion.

However, a large portion of this earning go the pockets of international internet service providing companies ;like Go daddy, iPage,,, bluehost, Fat Cow, inmotion, and ixwebhosting etc.

Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Ltd (BTCL), Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and Internet Service Providers of Bangladesh (ISPAB) report that, domain registration in the country exceeded 0.8 million in numbers in 2014, which was less than 0.05 million ten years ago.

Source: The Financial Express, Image from here

Mohammad Ruhul Kader is a Dhaka-based entrepreneur and writer. He founded Future Startup, a digital publication covering the startup and technology scene in Dhaka with an ambition to transform Bangladesh through entrepreneurship and innovation. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, and society. He is the author of Rethinking Failure. His writings have been published in almost all major national dailies in Bangladesh including DT, FE, etc. Prior to FS, he worked for a local conglomerate where he helped start a social enterprise. Ruhul is a 2022 winner of Emergent Ventures, a fellowship and grant program from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He can be reached at [email protected]

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