[Dhaka, March 9, 2021] Grameenphone showed a firm commitment to giving customers the best possible experience by acquiring 10.4 MHz spectrum at the spectrum auction held by Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission. With this additional spectrum acquisition, GP holds a total of 47.4 MHz spectrum.
Jens Becker, CFO & Acting CEO of Grameenphone, said, “We are thankful to BTRC and MoPT for hosting a well-run, fair and transparent auction. The auction outcome is good for the country, good for the industry, and good for customers. With this additional spectrum, GP is well-positioned to further contribute to the digitalization of Bangladesh and meet peoples growing need for high-speed internet in rural as well as urban areas.” Jens added, “We have a shared responsibility with BTRC to ensure better customer experience for our customers
’ and we are firmly committed to delivering on this shared goal.”
Through this auction, the government has taken another step towards the realization of Digital Bangladesh. This also shows the government’s dedication to providing the nation with quality connectivity.
With this additional spectrum, Grameenphone will continue enhancing its 4G Experience and Quality of Service further for its valued customers. GP has also been working relentlessly to ensure widespread 4G coverage with the maximum number of 4G sites and aims to have all sites 4G at the Independence Day and 50 years nationhood celebrations of Bangladesh to unleashing the potential of digitalization and connecting millions of possibilities.”
Since 1997 Grameenphone has been continuously investing, innovating, modernizing its network, implementing up-to-date technology integration, and committed to play a pivotal role in empowering communities through its nation-wide network and services.
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About Grameenphone Ltd.
Grameenphone, part of the Telenor Group, is a leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh with more than 76 million subscribers. Since its inception in 1997, Grameenphone has built the largest cellular network in the country, covering nearly 95 percent of the country’s population. With its brand promise to enable customers to “Go beyond,” Grameenphone seeks to help customers get the full benefit of mobile data and voice services and provide Internet For All. Grameenphone is listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange. www.grameenphone.com: www.facebook.com/grameenphone