Airtel Bangladesh Ltd, the fastest growing telecom operator in Bangladesh, as a part of its 3G roll out plan, has announced that the Airtel 3G network has been further stretched over considerable parts of one of the largest metropolitan cities of the country, Sylhet.
Right after its network outreach in capital city Dhaka and port city Chittagong, Airtel Bangladesh has announced the availability of 3G network in new areas of Sylhet. After the official launch in Sylhet, Airtel Bangladesh has rapidly spread their 3G footprint in Narsing Tila, Zinda Bazar, Subid Bazar, Majumder Para, Madan Mahan College, Sylhet M A G Osmani Stadium, Sylhet Police Line, Sylhet Osmani Medical College, Sylhet Women’s Medical College, Amborkhana, Hazrat Shahjalal Mazaar, Madina Market, Shahjalal Upashohor, MC college, Sylhet University of Engineering & Technology, Sylhet Agriculture University, Hazrat Shah Paran Mazaar, Nazimgargh Resort, Khadim Nagar, Sylhet Government College, Alia Madrasa, Leading University, Metropolitan University and Keane Bridge. The prestigious Shahjalal University of Science and Technology will be covered by the end of December.
An aggregated number of nearly 700 BTS towers have been activated with 3G network within Dhaka, Chittagong and now in Sylhet, ensuring Airtel to multiply its reach to provide the customers with the best in class 3G experience.
“We are very excited to expand the 3G services to our valued customers in Sylhet in line with our commitment. We have been working hard to cover significant areas of Sylhet and will always take the necessary steps to develop the industry. Our belief is that Airtel will be able to play a significant role in bridging the existing gaps in the fields of communication and knowledge.” said Chris Tobit, CEO and Managing Director of Airtel Bangladesh Limited. He also added, “Before the expansion in Sylhet, we had already covered majority of the areas of Dhaka and Chittagong under the Airtel 3G blanket. We also hope that Sylhet being one of the largest metropolitan cities and a major economic hub will be able to avail Airtel’s 3G network and use it to expand its commercial activities throughout the nation and other global frontiers.”
Airtel Bangladesh Limited is committed to enrich and enhance the service experience of Airtel’s valued customers with the availability of 3G coverage, as it spreads across the country.
About 3G roll out and Airtel
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 283 million customers across its operations at the end of November 2013.