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‘FOR A TELCO TO SUSTAIN AT THE TOP, THERE IS NO OPTION BUT TO EMBRACE INNOVATION’

Yasir Azman is serving as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Grameenphone from May 26, 2017. He also serves as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) from June 15, 2015. Mr. Azman is an experienced professional with vast international experience in multiple countries and cultures. Before joining as CMO Grameenphone, Mr. Azman served

DOES INDIA’S LOC OF $8 BN TO BANGLADESH INDICATE A FIRMING ECONOMIC TIE?

During her two-day visit to Bangladesh in last November, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had made one important comment and stated one vital fact both of which indicated an increased trade cooperation between the two neighboring countries. Swaraj, while inaugurating the new Chancery Complex of the Indian High Commission in

‘DISRUPTION LEADS TO INNOVATION! YES WE ARE PREPARED’

Mr. A. E. Abdul Muhaimen is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer and the Managing Director of United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB). He has joined UCB on July 9th 2013 as the Additional Managing Director. Prior to his joining UCB, he was the Managing Director of National Finance Limited. Mr.

THE EVOLUTION OF CARDS

THE EVOLUTION OF CARDS Mag Stripe Perhaps the biggest driver for the ‘magstripe’ technology was the prevalence of credit card fraud in the 1960s, which was hard to prevent with the lag between purchase and account verification. Using a device called a zip-zap machine, a merchant would apply a roller over

2 BANGLADESHIS FEATURED IN FORBES ‘30 UNDER 30′ 2018 LIST

US media giant Forbes has released its 2018 Asia’s ‘30 under 30’ list. This year two Bangladeshi youngsters have made it to the list. The 2018 list features 30 game changers, young innovators and disruptors across 10 categories. Here are the two Bangladeshi people who have made it to this year’s

DIGITAL PAYMENTS IN BANGLADESH

The Dawn Digitization at service level requires an infrastructural upgrade first. The doorway opened for digital payments in Bangladesh, during 2011-2012 when NPSB (National Payment Switch Bangladesh) and BEFTN (Bangladesh Electronic Fund Transfer Network) were introduced. Even though some might refer to the emergence of ATM and banking card during 90s

PAYMENTS – THE RISE OF QR

Background Mobile phones have come far and wide over the past few decades, evolving from cumbersome, heavy wireless communicators to small portable all-in-one device. With the exponential leap in technology, the mobile devices have not only gained higher portability but also greater functionality, now extending their capabilities to accessing the internet,

“THE WORD ‘RENTAL POWER PLANT’ IS A MISNOMER”

Muhammed Aziz Khan (born 1955) is a Bangladeshi businessman, founder and chairman of the Summit Group, one of the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh, whose power projects generate nearly 20 percent of Bangladesh's electricity. Khan has led Summit Group from starting as Bangladesh's first private sector power producer to a diversified

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