Are we ready with Internet Payment systems in Bangladesh?

On 8th June 2010, I have written a blog about the Introduction of Internet Payment in Bangladesh by Dutch Bangla Bank. On 3rd June 2010, they have introduced Internet Payments system in Bangladesh through their gateway where they could process Nexus, Visa and Master Cards. Along with international cards they could process cards those are valid only in Bangladesh. That was a great lift for our e-commerce.

However, as DBBL changes engine while they run, they are possibly unable to attract the market. As a result, 2 days ago Brac Bank also introduced  internet payment and they also saying they are first time in country. What a fun even in front of governor who also endorse same! Continue reading →

Are we signing on blank paper with Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd. (DBBL)?

Today I tried to open a Term Deposit with Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd. (DBBL) using their internet banking interface. In a previous post, I have told how inconveniences occurred while getting my Internet Banking account activated. Anyway, to discuss about the point, I have logged into the internet banking system using my ID and Password. After clicking the link ‘Open Deposit‘ from ‘Term Deposits‘ section, I have seen a form to select deposit type and other info. I have entered the required fields. Finally I click ‘Open Deposit’ link/button to submit the request. But it showed me an alert that I must agree with ‘the terms and conditions.

Ok thats usual. I missed that part during filling up. So now clicked the link to read the terms and conditions. But waiting a while, I have awarded a blank page. I thought my connection problem. So closed the window and click the link again. I have tried 3-4 times. But I was getting fully blank page. While all other websites were coming smoothly. I have even tried after a while. But same problem. Continue reading →