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BTRC inks deal with Synesis IT


Published : 25 Nov 2020 10:27 PM

Synesis IT, has signed an agreement with the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) for the registration of valid mobile handsets at the BTRC office in the capital on Wednesday. Radisson Digital Technologies Limited and Computer World BD will also work on the project in a joint venture with Synesis IT.

BTRC has nominated Synesis IT through a competitive tender to launch and operate a system called National Equipment Identity Registrar (NEIR). On behalf of their respective organizations at the event Director Lt. Col. Mohammod Faisol, PSC, Signal from BTRC and Managing Director of Synesis IT, Shohorab Ahmed Chowdhury from Synesis IT signed the agreement.

Regarding the signing of the contract and the project, the chairman of BTRC Md. Jahurul Haque said, “Synesis IT has got this project as a qualified company and I hope they will complete the project within the stipulated time. This project will generate huge amount of revenue for the government. All in all I hope it will be a fruitful deal”.

Shohorab Ahmed Chowdhury, Managing Director, Synesis IT, said, “The nationally important NEIR project will be implemented entirely using local technology. The way we have implemented another important initiative of BTRC, the biometric based SIM registration project, very efficiently using domestic technology, will be the same here,”he said. He expressed optimistic desire that "we will be able to implement the NEIR project before the scheduled 120 working days."

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission dispatched a formal tender to potential bidders to initiate and execute National Equipment Identity Register (NEIR) system and on November 5, BTRC issued a notification award to win the tender of Synesis IT.

BTRC Director General Brig. Gen. Md. Shahidul Alam, Director Lt. Col. Mohammod Faisol, Signal & Deputy Director Sunjib Kumer Singha was present at the signing ceremony. From Synesis IT Abdur Rashid, Director; Md. Harun-ur-Rashid, Vice-Chairmen; Aminul Bari Shuvro, General Manager and Head of IT-Infrastructure; Tanvir Alam, General Manager and Head of Business-Project and Radisson Digital Technologies and Computer World BD representatives were also present at the event.