Bangladesh internet users crosses 103 mn | Daily News

Bangladesh internet users crosses 103 mn

The total number of internet subscribers in the country stood at 105.476 million as of October 2020, the statistics of the telecom regulator showed.

Of the total subscribers, according to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) data, there were 94.905 million mobile internet users and 8.571 million broadband internet users in the country. Prior to this, total internet subscribers in the country was 99.428 million until December 2019.

Of the subscribers, there were 93.681 million mobile internet users and 5.742 million broadband internet users until December 2019 and the rest were WiMAX users. As per the BTRC data, the number of internet users was 91.421 million at the end of January 2019.

Bangladesh has witnessed a boom in internet usage riding on the back of fast-growing mobile internet and the government’s push for digitalisation.

MeanwhileBangladesh’s six mobile phone operators added 1.41 million new subscribers in April, lifting the user base to 40.34 million, the Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission data showed. www.thefinancialexpress.com.bd