Rangpur, Bangladesh (BBN) – Users of both Grameenphone and Teletalk are facing network trouble while using their internet connectivity since early Wednesday in the country’s northern Rangpur district.
Both mobile phone operators claimed that they are working for upgrading the network without giving any announcements in this connection.
“Our expert team is working. We expect that such problem will be solved within 3.00 pm on Wednesday,” a Grameenphone official told the BBN over telephone.
The Grameenphone, widely known as GP, official also admitted that her company did not issue any prior notice for updating the network.
The GP is the leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh. It is a joint venture enterprise between Telenor and Grameen Telecom Corporation. Telenor, the largest telecommunications company in Norway, owns 55.8 per cent shares of Grameenphone, Grameen Telecom owns 34.2 per cent and the remaining 10 per cent  is publicly held.
Talking to the BBN, an official of the Teletalk, a state-run mobile phone company in Bangladesh, said their internet connectivity is covering within the five kilometers in Rangpur city.
He also said such connectivity will be improved shortly.

BBN/SSR/AD-08Oct14-3:00 pm (BST)