Bangladesh: Draft Right To Information (RTI) law
A national committee, formed to formulate a draft on the Right to Information Ordinance 2008, has prepared a preliminary draft after reviewing the Law Commission report on Right to Information and the existing laws of the SAARC countries. The preliminary draft (in Bengali language) has been put on the information ministry website seeking public opinion on it.
Grameenphone's CellBazaar wins Mobile Phone Oscars
Grameenphone's CellBazaar, a company based in Bangladesh has won the prestigious 2008 GSMA Award at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. CellBazaar is a service that allows you to buy and sell any product through a Grameenphone mobile or any computer.
Bangladesh has the lowest average monthly cost of using a mobile
Bangladesh has the lowest average monthly cost of using a mobile at all levels of use, according to a recent study by LIRNEasia – a regional policy and research organisation. The study compares mobile tariffs in South Asia utilising OECD price baskets. The study report can be accessed here:
Call for participation: Global Telecentre Alliance Conference, May 2008 in Hungary.
Global Telecentre Alliance is organising a three-day conference between the 23rd and 25th of May in Sz