The first test run of 5G technology in Bangladesh has taken place in Dhaka, showcasing download speeds of up to 4.17Gbps. The trial was conducted by equipment vendor Huawei and local cellco Robi Axiata, in cooperation with the Ministry of Posts, Telecoms & Information Technology (MoPTI). The demonstration aimed to show how a 5G ecosystem can be cultivated in the ‘Digital Bangladesh’ project. Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed, ICT adviser to the prime minister, said: ‘With 5G, my goal is that we are going to be one of the first countries to deploy 5G in the world. I want Bangladesh to relentlessly move forward. We will bring 5G in Bangladesh. Thanks to Huawei for demonstrating 5G with their technology.’
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