Airtel to Launch 3G In Bangladesh with Huawei Network

Airtel IndiaBharti Airtel’s subsidiary – Airtel Bangladesh has reportedly selected Huawei Technologies as the network partner for launching 3G services in Bangladesh. The company has already received 3G licence with 5 megahertz (MHz) of spectrum in 2100 MHz band for $105 million in the auction held on September 8, 2013. Further, the company is planning introduce 3G base products in Bangladesh to meet the growing demand of high speed surfing and wireless Internet entertainment.

Recently, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission sold 25 (MHz) of 3G airwaves for $525 million to four telecom operators including Grameenphone, Robi Axiata, Airtel Bangladesh and Banglalink Digital Communications.

Bharti Airtel is a leading integrated telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. The company ranks amongst the top 5 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers