GP successfully completes 5G trial

GP successfully completes 5G trial

Science & IT

Published: 20:35 26 July 2022  

GP successfully completes 5G trial- Photo: Collected

GP successfully completes 5G trial- Photo: Collected

Grameenphone (GP) today completed trial run of 5G network in Dhaka and Chattogram as part of taking the first step to unleash the future of connectivity in Bangladesh.

GP Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Yasir Azman and GP Management experienced the trial at the innovation lab of GP House, said a press release.

The innovation lab is designed to test and experience 5G use cases phase by phase. In addition, the company aims to trial 5G in the rest of the other divisional cities very soon.

"We are trialling for 5G connectivity and using cases to unleash the potential of 4IR in pursuit of a Smart-Bangladesh," said Yarsir Azman.

GP thanked the government, regulator, network partners, eco-system players and its teams for making the future of connectivity - 5G a possibility.

GP CEO said "We look forward to greater collaboration and consultation in developing viable use cases and addressing challenges for 5G."

"We are also committed to building future capabilities, developing a 5G eco- system and bringing in industrial solutions through Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Blockchain and Robotics," he added.

The breakthrough 5G technology unleashes never-before-seen opportunities for industrial uses, advancing societies and dramatically enhancing day-to-day experiences to create a brighter, safer, and more sustainable future. 

Grameenphone, in partnership with Huawei and ZTE, is playing the role of a digital enabler, unravelling new possibilities and accelerating the digital revolution in Bangladesh.

"As a part of Telenor Group, the forerunners in developing use cases for several markets around the globe based on the respective market needs, we will use our knowledge and expertise to innovate solutions that are relevant to the need of our fast progressing digital society and economy in Bangladesh," said Yarsir Azman.

He said "We believe the youth of Bangladesh will leapfrog and harness the opportunities in the 4IR space through technological solutions."