Airtel Bangladesh to invest $50 million in 3G

Airtel Bangladesh plans to invest $50 million in 3G network over the next three years.

Airtel Bangladesh has announced Huawei Technologies Bangladesh as their network partner for the upcoming launch of 3G Services in Bangladesh.

Airtel has been awarded the 3G license with 5 MHz of spectrum in 2100 MHz band in the 3G license auction held on September 8, 2013.

Chris Tobit, CEO & managing director, Airtel Bangladesh said, “3G services will mark the beginning of the next phase of Bangladesh’s telecom growth story and elevate the telecom sector at par with most advanced telecom markets in the world. In addition, 3G services will have a strong multiplier effect on economic growth and bring in enhanced efficiencies. Airtel is committed to rolling out 3G services in Bangladesh and delighted to have Huawei as the network partner.”

Baker Zhou, CEO, Huawei Technologies Bangladesh said, “We are glad to partner with Airtel in their 3G rollout in Bangladesh. We hope to provide best in class support to cater to satisfactory innovative services for the customers.”

Huawei will play a catalyst role in enhancing the customer experience and the data usage habits in the country with world class services. The potential 3G services will spearhead a new era of unique life style enabling products.

With 3G in its arsenal, Airtel will introduce a suite of products along with meeting the growing demand of high speed surfing and wireless internet entertainment.

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