9 lakh mobile subscribers added in February
Broadband internet connection growth stalled for a year
A file photo shows a rickshaw-puller talking on a mobile phone in Dhaka. The number of mobile subscribers increased by 8.94 lakh in February as all four mobile operators managed to add customers.
The number of mobile subscribers increased by 8.94 lakh in February as all four mobile operators managed to add customers.
As per the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission data, the number of total mobile phone subscribers increased to 15.84 crore at the end of February from 15.75 crore in January this year.
Leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone attained highest 4.02 lakh subscribers, taking its subscriber-base to 7.35 crore from 7.31 crore.
Third largest operator Banglalink’s subscriber- base increased by 3.32 lakh to 3.4 crore at the end of February from 3.37 crore.
The second largest operator Robi managed to add 1.25 lakh subscribers, taking its total number of subscribers to 4.70 crore from 4.69 crore.
The lone state-owned entity Teletalk’s number of subscribers increased by 36,000 in February to 39.21 lakh from 38.85 lakh a month ago.
Apart from the mobile phone subscribers, the number of active internet users in the country increased by 6.4 lakh in February to 9.21
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