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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Three companies got License for WiMax in Bangladesh

Bangla Lion Communications, BRAC BDMail Network and Aguri Wireless have got Lisence for WiMax Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) License in Bangladesh.
The licensed companies will be allowed to provide internet at 2.3 and 2.5 Giga Hertz Spectrum. This is to mention that WiMax is the technology to provide wireless and faster internet service. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has announced to apply for WiMax License on August 30th when 12 companies have applied, from whom 9 have participated in the auction for the contract.
From them the mentioned three have own the chance to provide that service in Bangladesh.
According to the agreement the three companies have to set up 90 base stations in regarding zones. They have to cover the whole country with internet service within next three years. Not more than 60% foreign investment will not be allowed. Bangladeshi citizens who are currently immigrant in other countries can invest up to 70% of the total investment of the project. BTRC hopes the number of internet user will jump to ten million after the successful implement of this latest communication service in Bangladesh.

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