State-owned Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) on Sunday launched prepaid high speed internet and telephone packages.
Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar inaugurated the services at BTCL's Easkaton office in the capital.
About the new package, BTCL Managing Director Rafiqul Matin said the prepaid package includes internet bundle services where customers would get telephone package after recharging Taka 150 for 30 days.
He said for internet package, the BTCL has introduced 11 packages from 5mbps to 100mbps ranging from Taka 500 to 4,200.
If any customer wants to purchase the package with telephone facilities, he or she will have to provide additional Taka 100 for each package and the tenure of the package will remain for 30 days, added Matin.
The BTCL launched the service under its Modernization of Telecommunication Network Project.
Customers of BTCL can apply for the prepaid service and choose the packages through BTCL portal http:mybtcl.btcl.gov.bd at home.
Besides, customers will get unlimited talk time facility from BTCL to BTCL at Taka 100 for 30 days while for other operators the call rate will be Taka 48 paisa per minute .
Customers can recharge their packages through Nagad, bKash and bank cards.