Mobile internet shuts off

Dhaka, Thursday   27 June 2019

Mobile internet shuts off

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 12:56 AM, 30 December 2018   Updated: 06:43 AM, 30 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

BTRC officials have shut down all kinds of mobile internet for the 11th parliamentary elections.

Earlier, BTRC instructed mobile network operators to shut down 4G and 3G data services across the country ahead of the Dec 30 election.

The restriction on the mobile internet will continue until 12:01am on Dec 31.

Mobile phone operators say they have officially been instructed to shut down services for 33 hours.

BTRC Senior Assistant Director (Media) Zakir Hossain Khan said, “For state security and to prevent the spread of rumors, mobile phone operators have been instructed by email to shut down internet services. Services will resume on Monday.”

According to telecommunication authorities, Bangladesh had nearly 91.8 million internet users in November, of them 86 million use mobile internet.