Govt eyes 5G by means of 2020

Social Media Desk, Antor Ahamed, Dhaka Office: Govt eyes 5G by means of 2020, After a hit release of 4G provider last month, government is now making plans to rollout the 5th generation (5G) provider through 2020 in Bangladesh to get better connectivity with the potential of a excessive extent of information, BTRC Chairman Shahjahan Mahmood stated the day past.

“An professional can be appointed inside 3 months for conducting a feasibility observe to access one of a kind elements of 5G launching,” Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) chairman instructed The Independent.

5G networks, promise greater velocity, can serve a higher density of broadband users, and are optimised for Internet of Things (IoT), which refers to everyday items becoming sensible with the ability to send and receive records.

“5G gives capability for offerings including Internet of Things (IOT) services, augmented truth and digital reality which can be brought the usage of the brand new era, Mahmood stated.

Earlier on February 13, BTRC held the 4G spectrum public sale for allocating new frequencies to mobile operators.

The authorities earned Tk 5268.51 crore in revenue.
Banglalink took 10.6 MHz spectrum from unique bands – 2100 and 1800, with a price of Tk. 2558 crore while Grameenphone took 5MHz from 1800 band with a rate of Tk. 1284 crore.

Grameenphone, Robi, and Banglalink have began 4G carrier in decided on areas right away after receiving the licence for the fourth-technology cell net in February.

Some 6.5 crore subscribers are the usage of 3G services in Bangladesh at this second.

After the release of 4G provider, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) pressured at the best of service where the minimum velocity for the service could be set at 7 Mbps.


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