Airtel Bangladesh Limited, the fastest growing telecom operator in Bangladesh, has fulfilled its commitment to BTRC by launching its 3G service in Barisal and thereby ensuring 3G coverage in all the divisional cities of the country by June of 2014. Mr. F.M. Shahriar Omar Prince, Zonal Business Manager and Mr. Hedayet Hossain, Zonal Customer Service Manager of South West Zone along with other officials of Airtel Bangladesh Limited were present at a colorful and festive rally in the city to officially inaugurate the launch of the 3G service.
Chris Tobit, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Bangladesh Limited in his statement said, “We are extremely delighted to have fulfilled our commitment to BTRC by launching 3G in all divisional cities of Bangladesh by June of this year. Our latest deployment has been in Barisal and we will gradually cover rest of Bangladesh as per BTRC requirement and our commitment to our valued customers. We at Airtel strongly believe that availability of 3G will create newer opportunities and further develop Barisal in terms of education and health services while bringing about positive economic impact for the city.”
Airtel’s prime focus lies in delivering superior quality of experience and the expansion of Bangladesh’s 3G networks. Airtel 3G have already covered significant areas of the most important cities of the country; Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Gazipur, Narayanganj, Comilla, Bogra, Khulna, Rangpur, Cox’s Bazar, Rajshahi and now Barisal.
Areas which have been introduced under the 3G network in Barisal are BM College Road, Sador Road, South Alekanda, Rupatoli, Oxford Mission Road, Police Line, Natun Bazar, C&B Road, Beaty Road, Bant Road, South New Circular Road, Sagordhi, North Alekdanga, Agarpur road, Khan Monjil Sha Road, C&B Road, Barisal Medical College, Govt. Hatem Ali College and BM College. 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 Bangladesh. 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 297 million customers across its operations at the end of April 2014.