GP fined Tk 30 crore


Correspondent: Telecoms regulator BTRC (Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission) has fined country’s largest mobile phone operator Grameenphone Tk 30 crore for providing ‘Go Broadband’ services illegally.

BTRC Chairman Shahjahan Mahmood confirmed the news to  on Monday

BTRC approved the imposition of fine on GP following a decision in this regard at a commission meeting on Sunday.

A senior BTRC official said a notice of the decision of fining would be sent to the GP office within this week.

“This irregularity by Grameenphone is one of the most serious offences in the history of country’s telecom service.” he added.

Earlier on July 13, the regulator issued a show cause notice to Grameenphone asking it to explain the illegal services provided by the operator under ‘Go Broadband’