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When will Five-G be launched commercially, the minister said

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar said Bangladesh has entered the Five-G era after overcoming 324 years of technological backwardness. Five-G will be launched commercially by next March. The Minister mentioned that Five-G was essential for the use of technology in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

He was speaking as the chief guest at a discussion on Access to Meaningful Connectivity and Social Inclusion organized by Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) at a hotel in the capital on Wednesday (December 29).

Noting that the threat to digital security needs to be tackled with awareness and technology, the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications said that the more digital, the greater the security risk. The digital industrial revolution has set an example to the world in meeting the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The purpose of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and our purpose is not one.

Sheikh Hasina announced the Digital Bangladesh program in 2008. Mustafa Jabbar mentioned that the concept of the fourth industrial revolution was announced in 2016 after eight years.

Highlighting the various programs taken by the government to eliminate digital inequality in the country, the minister said, “One country one rate of internet in the country is the name of a revolution.” Just as no citizen living in a remote area can be deprived of internet rights, no separate rate is acceptable for a remote area. To this end, we have brought high speed broadband internet connection to the doorsteps of almost every person in the country. During the Corona period, 4-G network facility has been ensured in 98% of the country.

Meanwhile, BIGF President Hasanul Haque Inu said that Bangladesh entered the era of the third industrial revolution with the continuation of the digital program of 2006. In continuation of this, there is an opportunity to join Bangladesh on the development highway.

He emphasized the need to establish the Internet as a fundamental right in the constitution, noting that digital technology is an essential part of economic progress.

The event was chaired by Hasanul Haque Inu, President of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and BIGRC President. Nasim Parvez, managing director of BTCL. Rafiqul Matin, Regional Director of South Asia Article 19 Faruk Faisal, BNNRC Research Fellow AHM Bazlur Rahman, BIGF Secretary General Abdul Haq Anu, Journalist Rashed Mehdi spoke on the occasion.

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar said Bangladesh has entered the Five-G era after overcoming 324 years of technological backwardness. Five-G will be launched commercially by next March. The Minister mentioned that Five-G was essential for the use of technology in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

He was speaking as the chief guest at a discussion on Access to Meaningful Connectivity and Social Inclusion organized by Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) at a hotel in the capital on Wednesday (December 29).

Noting that the threat to digital security needs to be tackled with awareness and technology, the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications said that the more digital, the greater the security risk. The digital industrial revolution has set an example to the world in meeting the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The purpose of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and our purpose is not one.

Sheikh Hasina announced the Digital Bangladesh program in 2008. Mustafa Jabbar mentioned that the concept of the fourth industrial revolution was announced in 2016 after eight years.

Highlighting the various programs taken by the government to eliminate digital inequality in the country, the minister said, “One country one rate of internet in the country is the name of a revolution.” Just as no citizen living in a remote area can be deprived of internet rights, no separate rate is acceptable for a remote area. To this end, we have brought high speed broadband internet connection to the doorsteps of almost every person in the country. During the Corona period, 4-G network facility has been ensured in 98% of the country.

Meanwhile, BIGF President Hasanul Haque Inu said that Bangladesh entered the era of the third industrial revolution with the continuation of the digital program of 2006. In continuation of this, there is an opportunity to join Bangladesh on the development highway.

He emphasized the need to establish the Internet as a fundamental right in the constitution, noting that digital technology is an essential part of economic progress.

The event was chaired by Hasanul Haque Inu, President of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and BIGRC President. Nasim Parvez, managing director of BTCL. Rafiqul Matin, Regional Director of South Asia Article 19 Faruk Faisal, BNNRC Research Fellow AHM Bazlur Rahman, BIGF Secretary General Abdul Haq Anu, Journalist Rashed Mehdi spoke on the occasion. …

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