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Bangladesh passes 162 mln mobile phone subscribers in July

Wednesday 11 September 2019 | 10:02 CET | News
Bangladesh ended July with 162.11 million mobile phone subscribers, up from 161.77 million at end-June, according to data from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). Grameenphone led the a market with 75.43 million mobile customers in July, up from 75.33 million in June, followed by Robi Axiata with 47.73 million, down from 47.93 million the previous month.

The BTRC figures also show that there were 96.17 million internet subscribers in July, down from 96.19 million in June. The fixed-line internet user base was stable month-on-month at 5.734 million, and the WiMax subscriber base fell to 40,000 in July from 55,000 in June. Internet subscribers are defined as people who have used the internet at least once in the past 90 days.



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Categories: General
Companies: Axiata / GrameenPhone / Robi Axiata
Countries: Bangladesh
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