Edotco to rollout more than 500 towers for GP

Business Desk | Published: 23:07, Dec 01,2020


Mobile phone operator Grameenphone has recently signed an agreement with edotco Bangladesh, an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company, under which edotco Banglaesh is expected to roll out more than 500 towers for Grameenphone, said a press release. 

The partnership extends Grameenphone’s commitment to ensure access to data and voice with an increased number of towers, especially in these unprecedented challenging times.

This agreement between Grameenphone and edotco also supports the objectives of towerco regime to attain efficiency and manageability of passive infrastructure, less construction allowing multiple tenants.

Grameenphone CEO Yasir Azman said, ‘I take this opportunity to thank BTRC leadership to consider and understand our challenges and finally bringing us all at a situation that we can roll out now.’

‘GP prioritises customer experiences and it’s important that we r able to roll out to fill in the gaps and make sure we improve customer experience. Together, we aim towards improving people’s digital lifestyles, and making the dream of empowered societies in Bangladesh possible,’ he added.

Edotco Bangladesh country managing director Ricky Steyn said, ‘It is our pleasure to shake hands with Grameenphone for our partnering endeavour of constructing a wider, more stable and more futuristic mobile network system in Bangladesh.’

‘Edotco has a global reputation for its service quality, and so we are confident with our promise to deliver with a remarkable output, which will eventually feed the Digital Bangladesh dream,’ he said further.

Both Grameenphone and edotco Bangladesh expressed their gratitude to the Posts and Telecommunications Division and Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission for their role in intermediating such a contract execution.

Grameenphone currently has more than 16,000 sites, over 13,000 of which are 4G enabled.

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