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Bangladesh mobile users exceed 170 mln in 2020

Xinhua
20 Jan 2021, 17:30 GMT+10

DHAKA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The total number of Bangladesh's mobile phone users hit over 170 million at the end of 2020, with an addition of 4.57 million new users last year, showed the latest statistics of the country's telecom regulator.

According to data from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), the number of subscribers in the country reached 170.137 million in December 2020.

Currently the country has four mobile companies, three of which are foreign-backed cell phone operators.

The number of subscribers of mobile operators, Grameen Phone Ltd., Robi Axiata Limited, Banglalink Digital Communications Limited and Teletalk Bangladesh Ltd. stood at 79.037 million, 50.901 million, 35.272 million and 4.927 million respectively at the end of last year, the BTRC data showed.

According to statistics of the country's telecom regulator, the number of Bangladesh's mobile phone subscribers stood at 165.572 million at the end of December 2019.

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