HC orders phone operators to stop nighttime internet offers


PV Desk : The High Court has directed mobile phone operators to close all special internet offers during nighttime (12:01am-6:00am) for six months.
An HC bench comprising Justices Moinul Islam Chowdhury and JBM Hassan passed the order on Monday (Oct 16) following a writ seeking to close the internet offers.
The court also issued a rule asking authorities concerned why they should not be directed to shut down the nighttime internet offers.
Post and Telecommunications secretary, chairman of BTRC, Home Secretary, education secretary, social welfare secretary, Information and Communication Technology Secretary, law secretary, health secretary, inspector general of police (IGP), Bangladesh Computer Council and Grameenphone, Robi, Airtel, Banglalink, Teletalk and Citycell authorities were made respondents to the rule.