Bangladesh enters 5G-era on Dec 12: Jabbar

Published : 08 Dec 2021 08:58 PM | Updated : 09 Dec 2021 10:25 PM

Posts and Telecommunications Division Minister  Mustafa Jabbar on Tuesday said Bangladesh is going to enter the 5G technology  regime from December 12.  

"Bangladesh is going to enter the 5G technology regime from December 12  since only a few countries across the globe have entered the technology," he said.  

The minister disclosed the date while addressing the inaugural function of  the five-day 'Technology Fair in Victory-2021' organised by the BCS Computer City at its premises, marking the golden jubilee of the country's  independence, said a press release.  

Underscoring the need for availability of the latest version of the digital  devices under the single umbrella, Jabber said, "Considering the customers' expectations of getting the digital devices, including IoT, AI and robotics,  under the same roof, it's important to ensure that customers would get the latest versions of the digital devices including computers in the Computer  City". 

Noting that an unprecedented transformation of digital devices is coming in  the days to come, the minister said there would no scope to separate computers from mobile. 

Considering the customers' demand for IoT devices including 5G sets, Jabber  said, the matters of sales and services need to be revised to meet the demand of new devices along with the current ones.  

  Chairman of Daffodil International University Md Sabur Khan, Bangladesh  Computer Samity (BCS) President Shahid-Ul-Munir and former president of the BCS Ahmed Hassan Jewel addressed the function, among others, with BCS  Computer City President A L Mazhar Imam Chowdhury in the chair.

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