Banglalink Customers to enjoy 2x faster internet speed

Banglalink has expanded its network coverage in Chattogram division by 50% in the last year as part of its nationwide network expansion drive. It’s customers in this region will enjoy two times faster internet speed as a result of the technical advancements.

The deployment of its new spectrum from the 2.3 GHz band with Time Division Duplex (TDD) technology has also kicked off in the division.

The announcement was made by Kaan Terzioglu, Group Chief Executive Officer of VEON, Banglalink’ parent company, at a press conference held in Chattogram on 16 Oct.

Chattogram City Corporation Mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, was present at the event as the Chief Guest, while Shyam Sunder Sikder, Chairman, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), attended it as the Special Guest. Also present at the event were Erik Aas, Chief Executive Officer, Banglalink, Upanga Dutta, Chief Commercial Officer, Banglalink, Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink, Soumen Mitra, Cluster Director, Banglalink, and other high officials of the organization.

Banglalink’s current network expansion drive is aimed at enabling customers from every region of the country to unlock the benefits of its fastest 4G network and quality digital services.

Over 3200 new Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) of Banglalink have been built in the last nine months. It also launched next generation 4G with new spectrum from the 2.3 GHz band using Time Division Duplex (TDD) technology as the first operator in the country last month.

Rezaul Karim Chowdhury said, “I appreciate Banglalink’s ongoing drive to expand its network coverage in our division. This kind of initiative will strengthen the technological infrastructure in Chattogram that we have built over the years. I hope that Banglalink will continue to support us in digitally advancing Chattogram this way in the future.”

Shyam Sunder Sikder said, “Banglalink is making steady development, extending its network to various parts of the country, and providing top-notch digital services. Their work is completely in line with the government’s goal of putting cutting-edge digital infrastructure everywhere in Bangladesh. We wish them continued success and stand ready to offer whatever assistance we can.”

Kaan Terzioglu said, “VEON has already achieved the target of double-digit growth in Bangladesh. In order to sustain this growth trend, we are investing heavily in our network in key regions such as Chattogram. Our ongoing endeavor is expected to yield positive results, enhancing Banglalink’s quality of services further.”

Erik Aas said, “As part of our effort to transform into a truly national operator, we are expanding our strong 4G network at a rapid pace. Chattogram is a key part of our expansion plan because of its national significance as a commercial hub. Both local customers and enterprises will reap the benefits of our expanded network coverage in this division.”

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