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3G, 4G mobile internet services restored after 11 hours

| Updated: October 16, 2021 07:41:59


3G, 4G mobile internet services restored after 11 hours

3G and 4G mobile internet services have been restored in Dhaka division after 11 hours of being suspended since Friday morning.

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) through an email asked to restore the 3G and 4G services around 4 pm in Dhaka division, said officials of the operators.

The service was restored in Barishal division at 5 pm and in Khulna division at 6 pm as per the instruction of BTRC.

However, it was not mentioned when the mobile internet service will be restored in the remaining divisions, as per a UNB report.

Earlier, cellphone users were largely unable to use the internet through mobile data as mobile internet speeds in the country have been awfully slow since Friday morning.

Contacted, mobile operators told the UNB correspondent that the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed them through a notice to keep the 3G and 4G mobile data services suspended across the country from Friday 5 am until further direction.

As UNB sought his comments, Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar said the 3G and 4G mobile internet services have been suspended due to some technical glitches.

 

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