Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The Bangladesh government removed the embargo on five popular Internet calling and messaging services including Viber and Tango early Thursday.

BBN correspondent contacted with different persons over Viber, Tango, WhatsApp, mypeople, Line, and found the services in operation.
The leading mobile phone operators also confirmed to the BBN about the resumption of the services.
On January 18, the government blocked Viber and Tango services on security reasons.
One day after, it also put bar on three more online voice and messaging services – WhatsApp, mypeople and Line.

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Secretary Md Sarowar Alam on January 18 told the BBN that the embargo was put on the popular internet calling and messaging services for a short time.
The BTRC had put the bar on the services on the basis of information from intelligence agency that militants were using different modern services including the five ones to carrying out subversive activities.
BBN/AD/ANS-22Jan15-1:00pm (BST)