Bangladesh operators move fast on 4G launches
After years of waiting for the government to issue LTE licences, the three largest mobile operators in Bangladesh (Grameenphone, Robi Axiata and Banglalink) launched 4G service in parts of capital city Dhaka and other major cities.
Bangladesh 4G auction draws tepid interest
Mobile operators Grameenphone and Banglalink acquired 15. 6MHz of 4G spectrum for $463. 6 million in the country’s long-awaited LTE auction, The Daily Star reported. Banglalink, the country’s third largest player with a 22 per cent market share, paid $308.
Grameenphone earnings rise on brisk data growth
Grameenphone, the largest mobile operator in Bangladesh, reported improved top-line growth and profitability in Q4 2017, driven by strong subscriber gains and a corresponding jump in data revenue. Net profit in the quarter increased 11. 1 per cent year-on-year to BDT5.
Robi, Teletalk prepare for 4G with site sharing deal
Axiata-owned Robi and Teletalk, one of Bangladesh’s smallest mobile operators, agreed to share mobile network sites across the country to enable them to quickly expand 3G coverage and prepare for the launch of 4G.
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