MOSCOW, 26 Sep — PRIME. Telecommunications holding Veon (which owns Russia’s Vimpelcom) will deploy a 4G network in Bangladesh over the next few months, according to the materials of the holding.
“Veon Ltd… announces that Banglalink, its operating company in Bangladesh, is launching next-generation 4G networks across the country… to provide high-quality connectivity to accelerate the use of digital services. The new mobile network will be rolled out over the next few months and… will double internet speed” , the message says.
It is noted that Banglalink has already deployed three thousand new base stations to provide next-generation communications to 14 thousand sites across the country. The new 4G network uses the 2.3 GHz spectrum. Kaan Terzioglu, CEO of Veon, said that the launch of 4G will not only stimulate the economic development of Bangladesh, but will also strengthen the position of mobile operator Banglalink as the leading provider of digital communications services in the country.
“Being the first Bangladeshi carrier to implement a next-generation 4G network demonstrates the shared commitment of Veon and Banglalink to provide customers with faster internet and better digital experiences,” Banglalink CEO Eric Aas was quoted as saying.