Augere launches Dhaka WiMAX network ‘Qubee’

22 Oct 2009

Augere Wireless Broadband Bangladesh yesterday launched WiMAX-based wireless broadband services in five areas of Dhaka under the brand name ‘Qubee’, reports Bangladeshi newspaper the Daily Star. The WiMAX service initially offers businesses and residential customers in Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara, Mirpur and Uttara the choice of two packages: a 512kbps internet connection costs BDT3,400 (USD50) per month, whilst a 1Mbps package is billed monthly at BDT6,200, with a WiMAX modem for either option costing BDT7,000. Augere, 60% owned by UK-based Augere Holdings in partnership with Teleport Bangladesh (30%) and Aamra Resources (10%), said that it will expand Qubee’s availability across Bangladesh ‘soon’.

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