Grameenphone (GP)

Grameenphone Bangladesh Logo

Country

Company Name

Grameenphone Limited

Ownership Type

Publicly Traded Company

MNC

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3G UMTS Frequency Bands

4G LTE Frequency Bands

IoT Technology

Company Overview

Grameenphone widely abbreviated as GP, is the largest telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh. The company is a joint venture between Norwegian-based Telenor and local Grameen Telecom Corporation. Grameenphone became stock listed in November 2009 on both the Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges.

The company was the first mobile carrier to operate in Bangladesh, starting its operations on March 26, 1997 providing GSM services over 900 and 1800 MHz. Grameenphone launched its 3G service over B1 (2100 MHz) in October 2013 and now boasts over 90% coverage with DC-HSPA+ data services. After securing an additional paired 5 MHz of 1800 MHz spectrum in the February 2018 spectrum auction, Grameenphone immediately launched 4G LTE over the B3 (1800 MHz) band.

Grameenphone IoT

In a press release dated April 2018 Grameenphone announced the launch of its M2M data services, using the NB-IoT LTE protocol.

3G UMTS Network Information

Details on UMTS network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Launch Date 2013-10 Status Active
UMTS BandPacket DataStatus
Active
4G LTE Network Information

Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Evolution Status Active [Launched 2018-02]
Max. MIMO Max. Modulation
Carrier Aggregation - Features -
LTE BandChannel WidthStatus
10 MHz Active
IoT Network - NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)
Technology Status Active
Band Launch Date