Airtel Bangladesh Limited, the fastest growing telecom operator in Bangladesh, has started its 3G service in Khulna. Md. Moniruzzaman Moni , Mayor of Khulna City Corporation officially inaugurated Airtel’s 3G service as the Chief Guest through a video call from Khulna with Airtel’s CEO and Managing Director, Chris Tobit at Dhaka.
The Mayor said “We are grateful to Airtel for bringing 3G in Khulna and hope that this will create opportunities in Khulna and will further develop Khulna in terms of education and health services.”
Chris Tobit said, “We are very excited to bring in 3G services to our valued customers in Khulna. Delivery of the most superior quality of experience and the expansion of Bangladesh’s 3G networks is our prime focus at Airtel Bangladesh Limited. We have already covered significant areas of the most important cities of the country; Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Gazipur, Narayanganj, Comilla, Bogra and now Khulna. This will connect Khulna to the rest of the world and will bring positive changes in the economy here. We are committed to cover the rest of the country’s divisional headquarters with 3G service by mid 2014.”
The Mayor and the other distinguished dignitaries toured through 3G Experience Zone where they witnessed large files being downloaded at high speed, video streaming on YouTube, application downloads and fast internet browsing through Airtel 3G dongles. The Honorable Mayor also made a video call under Airtel network in Khulna and interacted with a young university student through a 3G enabled device.
Airtel is set to introduce 3G services commercially in all divisional headquarters of the country by mid 2014. Areas which have been introduced under the 3G network in Khulna are Naval Staff Quarters, Boikali Bus Stop, Mujgunni Residential Area, Denarabad, Arambagh, Tootpara, Munshipara, Police Line, Kotwali and Rupsha Ghat. Airtel’s Valued Customers can check the list of 3G available areas by dialing *121*7*4#, dialing 1212 or visiting www.bd.airtel.com/airtel3G
The 3G services of Airtel are designed to enrich the lifestyle of customers in both urban and rural front. The services offered are focused heavily on entertainment, infotainment, edutainment, m-commerce, m-health etc. Airtel is already providing best in class services in these categories and with 3G coming into play, Airtel will be able to serve their customers better, based on their experience in the global front.
About Airtel Bangladesh Limited
Airtel Bangladesh Limited is one of the fastest growing mobile services providers in Bangladesh and is a concern of Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications services provider. The company offers a wide array of innovative mobile services, including voice, value added services, data and m-commerce products and is focused on expanding its state-of-the-art mobile network both for coverage and capacity.
About Bharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 276million customers across its operations at the end of August 2013.