Bangladesh has asked telecom operators to cut access to 3G, 4G and LTE internet services in Rohingya camp areas of Teknaf and Ukhia, reports The Globe Post. 2G services remain active but 2G speeds are barely enough to access the internet. Last week, the government had asked telecom operators to shut down mobile phone services and to stop selling SIM cards in the camps, citing security threats and illegal phone use. Telecom operators were given seven days to submit reports to the government on the actions they took to shut down networks in the camp. This crackdown came a few days after Rohingyas rallied on the two-year anniversary of their exodus. Bangladesh had tried to ban mobile phones in Rohingya camps in 2017, but this was never wholly enforced; mobile phones and SIM cards had remained easily available. Rohingyas camps in Myanmar are…
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