Bangladesh officially enters the 5G era of telecommunications technologies

According to Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, a country-based news agency, private operators are anticipated to launch 5G next year following the auction for spectrum in March.

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Bangladesh officially enters the 5G era of telecommunications technologies

Bangladesh has entered the fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications era, according to local media, after Prime Minister’s adviser for Information and Communication Technology Affairs SajeebWazed Joy electronically inaugurated the service at a gathering here on Sunday.

Teletalk, the country’s state-owned telecom operator, trialed the service at six locations. According to the Dhaka Tribune, the locations are Tungipara in Gopalganj, the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar, the Bangladesh Secretariat, the Prime Minister’s Office, Dhanmondi-32, and Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka.

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According to Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, a country-based news agency, private operators are anticipated to launch 5G next year following the auction for spectrum in March.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina conveyed her warmest greetings to the countrymen for the launch of 5G services in a video message screened at the event.

While emphasizing that the 5G technology is being offered on a limited scale by Teletalk Bangladesh Limited, Hasina stated that the services will be commercially expanded across the country soon.

According to the Dhaka Tribune, the major guest at the program, Joy, stated that as long as the Awami League remains in power, Bangladesh will advance in all spheres. “We will keep up with the rest of the world,” he continued. The fifth-generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks is known as 5G. In 2019, phone companies began installing 5G services globally.

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