Bangladesh has entered the fifth-generation (5G) era in telecommunication as Prime Minister’s adviser for Information and Communication Technology Affairs Sajeeb Wazed Joy virtually inaugurated.
The trial run of the super-speed technology was kicked off at a program titled. New Era with 5G’ at the Radisson hotel in Dhaka this evening in collaboration with Huawei.
Initially, most of Teletalk’s mobile phone subscribers will not get the connection. As the mobile operator is introducing the service on an experimental basis in six areas in the country.
The areas are the Prime Minister’s Office, Parliament, Secretariat, Bangabandhu Museum on Dhanmondi 32, Bangabandhu. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthplace Tungipara in Gopalganj, and the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar.
Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed, the prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser, inaugurated the 5G service virtually as chief guest.
Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar was present as special guest at the programme chaired by lawmaker AKM Rahamatullah, chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on the telecom ministry.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also shared her inspiring comments through a video message at the programme.