4:53 pm - Tuesday May 24, 8535

Airtel launches 3G in Rangpur

Airtel Bangladesh Limited, the fastest growing telecom operator in Bangladesh, has started its 3G service in Rangpur. Mr. Abdur Rahman, Zonal Business Manager, North West Zone and Muhammed Mozibur Rahman, Zonal Sales Manager along with other officials of Airtel Bangladesh Limited were present at the official inauguration of the 3G service. A colorful and festive rally was held within the areas of the city to celebrate the event.

airtel RongpurDelivery of the most superior quality of experience and the expansion of Bangladesh’s 3G networks is Airtel’s prime focus. Airtel believes that it will create new opportunities and will further develop the city in terms of education and health services. Airtel Bangladesh limited has already covered significant areas of the most important cities of the country; Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Gazipur, Narayanganj, Comilla, Bogra, Khulna, Rajshahi, Cox’s Bazar and now Rangpur.

Chris Tobit, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel in his statement said, “With the launch of this new service and faster connectivity the door to innovation is now wide open and there will be greater development in education and health services, among other innovations, as well as a positive change in the economy in Rangpur. Airtel Bangladesh has already deployed 3G in most of the important regions and cities of the country. Today we are deploying the same game changing technology in Rangpur and we are very excited to be able to bring 3G to Rangpur and connecting the people of Rangpur to the rest of the world.”

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 Rangpur are Medical PakarMatha, Kotwali, Rangpur Medical College, Bonani, Dhab MP CheckPost, RadhaPallab, Kotki Para, RangpurSadar, Kerani Para and Karmichael 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.