Bangladeshi WiMax firms may only offer voice calls via IP

Wednesday 13 November 2013 | 09:33 CET | News
Bangladeshi WiMax operators will not be allowed to offer voice services like mobile operators, The Daily Star reported. WiMax operators working with broadband wireless access (BWA) are responsible for data services, not voice, said Sunil Kanti Bose, chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). He said WiMax operators are permitted to offer their services through laptops or personal computers but not through mobiles. If they set up LTE equipment, they will be able to offer internet protocol calls such as Skype or Viber, he added.

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