Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Saturday mentioned the state-owned telecom operator Teletalk will launch the 5G expertise by December this 12 months.
“The method of introducing 5G expertise is a deliberate effort of the federal government. Teletalk will launch 5G expertise by December.
It will likely be expanded later. We will even see different operators rolling out the 5G inside 2022,” he mentioned.
The minister made the disclosure whereas addressing a webinar titled “5G: Ecosystem in Bangladesh and Upcoming Applied sciences” organized by Telecom Reporters’ Community Bangladesh (TRNB), mentioned a press launch.
The success of expertise can’t be achieved with out the involvement of the folks, Jabbar mentioned, including that the folks must be motivated and concerned within the course of whereas the media can play an necessary function on this regard.
Noting that the expertise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution could be the 5G, he mentioned, “We have now already examined 5G via Huawei and Robi, which has boosted our confidence. By this, we now have been in a position to show that we are going to not be lagging behind even an inch so far as adopting 5G expertise is anxious”.
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Fee (BTRC) Chairman Shyam Sunder Sikder addressed the webinar because the particular visitor whereas BTRC Commissioner and Chief of 5G Guideline Committee AKM Shahiduzzaman was current because the visitor of honor.
Teletalk MD Md Shahab Uddin, Grameenphone CEO Yasir Azman, Robi’s performing CEO M Riyaaz Rasheed, Chairman of AMTOB and CEO of Banglalink Erik Aas, COO of Huawei Bangladesh Tao Guangyao and Nation Supervisor of LM Ericsson (Bangladesh) Abdus Salam have been current on the webinar and delivered speeches.
TRNB President Rased Mehedi presded over the webinar whereas its Normal Secretary Samir Kumar Dey introduced the keynote paper.
Talking on the event, BTRC Chairman Shyam Sunder Sikder mentioned the method of launching 5G within the capital metropolis by this 12 months is on the remaining stage.
To this finish, the state-owned cellular operator Teletalk has began taking preparations, he mentioned, including, “Works associated to formulation of a broadband coverage can also be underway. Earlier than finalizing it, we are going to sit down with all of the stakeholders and their views might be taken”.
BTRC Commissioner AKM Shahiduzzaman mentioned the BTRC has already fashioned a committee comprising operators, telecom sector stakeholders and regulation enforcement businesses on the 5G problem.
Work is underway to create a typical guideline for cellular operators, which can contribute to the mass adoption of 5G, he mentioned, including “BTRC is engaged on allocating waves at comparatively low costs in consideration of the requirements adopted by totally different international locations of the world. And any resolution on this regard might be finalized in session with the operators”.