13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet: Survey

03 October 2018


UNB, Dhaka :
A recently released research report shows that by late 2017 only 13 percent of Bangladeshis aged 15-65 used the Internet and social media. This is despite 45 percent of the same age group owning an Internet-friendly device.
The findings are part of AfterAccess, an international-award-winning effort to collect reliable data on access to and use of mobile phones and the Internet in the Global South. The Bangladesh-specific results of the
AfterAccess surveys were released by a regional ICT-policy think-tank, LIRNEasia, in a city hotel on Tuesday.
Brig. Gen. Mustafa Kamal, DG (Engineering & Operation) BTRC, Michael Foley, CEO, Grameenphone, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, CEO, Robi, Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs of Banglalink, Abu Saeed Khan, Senior Policy Fellow, LIRNEasia were present, among others.

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