Govt to lower bandwidth price by 20pc: minister

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Govt to lower bandwidth price by 20pc: minister
Star Business Report

The government will soon lower the internet bandwidth price by 20 percent, said Telecom Minister Rajiuddin Ahmed Raju yesterday.

The new price will be declared by this month, the telecom minister said at a programme, Grameenphone-Prothom Alo Internet Uthsab, in the capital.

He said people of Bangladesh will be provided with 3G (third generation) mobile technology in March. 3G is a technology that provides high speed internet data transfer facility through a wireless system.

At present, 1 megabits per second (Mbps) internet bandwidth is priced at Tk 10,000.

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