Govt earns Tk 8.55b from telecom

Dhaka,  Thu,  24 August 2017
Published : 20 Jun 2017, 17:19:29

Govt earns Tk 8.55b from telecom

The government realised Tk 8.55 billion as revenue from the six mobile phone operator companies during fiscal 2016-17.

State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Begum Tarana Halim Tuesday said this at the parliament while replying to a query from treasury bench lawmaker Sukumar Ranjan Gosh (Munshiganj-1) in the house, reports BSS.

Of the total revenues, the Grameenphone Bangladesh Limited has paid Tk 4.31 billion, Robi Axiata Limited, the second largest mobile operator in Bangladesh, provided Tk 2.22 billion.

Bangla Link Digital Communications Limited has paid Tk 1.61 billion revenue to the government, Airtel Bangladesh Limited provided Tk 148.6 million, Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited Tk 110.4 million and the government owned Teletalk Bangladesh Limited has paid Tk 150.6 million.

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