Dhaka — The Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar has said that 5G is not just a high-speed digital connection, it is the backbone of modern technology in the digital age.
Bangladesh has already completed all the preparations to enter the 5G era by 2021.
Even after missing three industrial revolutions in the agricultural age, we are building it to lead in the digital age. We are working towards that goal.
The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, while praising Huawei's cooperation in completing 5G tests in the country in 2018, said it was a very big experience for us.
Following this, on the advice of Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Information and Communication Technology, we have completed all the preparations by setting a target of launching 5G within 21 years.
Referring to the Digital Bangladesh Program as a program to be emulated by the world, he said that in the last 12 years, Bangladesh has made a groundbreaking change in the establishment of digital connectivity in the continuity of the Digital Bangladesh program.
The people of the country have realized the need for a Digital Bangladesh program in the past.
Due to this program, people's life journey has not stopped even in the global crisis.
People's demand for internet bandwidth has doubled compared to normal times.
He said the installation of optical fiber network connections in every union of the country is in the final stage. 98% of mobile networks have been brought under the 4G network.