Nokia, Teletalk bring first 5G network in Bangladesh

Business Desk :
Nokia on Thursday announced that it has been selected by Teletalk Bangladesh Ltd to deploy a 5G network in the country for the first time.
The deal supports the government’s digital agenda to drive automation, digitalisation, and Industry 4.0 in Bangladesh underpinned by 5G, a press release said.
The new network will drive faster speeds, lower latency, and reliability and support the intelligent transformation of industries, including education and healthcare.
In the initial phase of deployment, Nokia will provide equipment from its latest ReefShark System on Chip-powered AirScale equipment portfolio including its 5G AirScale Digital Baseband Unit with a plugin capability to add capacity where it is needed.
It will also supply its high-performance 64TRX AirScale massive MIMO Adaptive Antennas to cover all deployment scenarios including dense-urban environments and wide-area coverage, read the release.
Nokia and Teletalk have been partners since 2004 with the joint deployment of 2G, 3G, and 4G networks.