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BTRC Sets Minimum Internet Data Package Validity

Jan 30, 2019

The brief

  • A new guideline from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is about to bring some discipline to the data packages/bundles offer of telecom operators in the country. The new guideline seeks to set minimum validity time for telecoms’ data offers.
  • BTRC has issued an order recently that the validity of all the internet packages/offers/bundles must be at least three days. The directive will be effective from February 1.
  • BTRC also plans to publish guidelines on the highest numbers of internet packages/bundles an operator can offer.
  • The Daily Star first reported the news. It says that BRTC will review the order after one month. BTRC initially said that there would be no internet package with less than seven-day validity.


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