Grameenphone Aims to Connect 50 Million Internet Users

A modern cityscape of Dhaka, Bangladesh, highlighting digital connectivity and telecommunications. The scene includes Grameenphone towers, people using

Grameenphone, a subsidiary of Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor, aims to connect 50 million internet users in Bangladesh within the next five years. The company recently surpassed 50 million subscribers, marking a significant milestone. CEO Vivek Sood announced a celebratory offer doubling internet speeds for existing 3G data packs at no extra cost. Grameenphone plans substantial annual investments to upgrade its network. The company, covering 99% of the population with 8,600 base stations, was the first in Bangladesh to introduce prepaid services and international roaming in 1999. Grameenphone shares closed at 372 taka, down 2.70 points.

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