BTRC withdraws block on 58 online news portals
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has withdrawn block on 58 online news portals of the country.
BTRC Public Relations Officer Samiul Khan Zakir confirmed Rtv online that block on the news portals were withdrawn at around 7 pm on Sunday.
Earlier, the direction came in to block the portals. Of the 58 news portals the mentionable are- priyo.com, risingbd.com, paribartan.com, sheershanews24.com, dhakatimes24.com, newsbd71.com and others.
General Secretary of internet service providing agencies-ISPAB Imadadul Haque said, we have got the direction from BTRC. Process to withdraw block on the websites has begun. The sites will be in operation by phase within few moments.
Earlier he informed that the direction was given from BTRC to block the sites to International Internet Gateways (IIG) and Internet Service Providers (ISP). But he did not express in detail the reason behind the direction of blocking the sites.