Bangladesh Scores Low Among Asia Pacific digital Societies – The Financial Express

October 23, 2021 09:20:13 

Regardless of the enlargement of the fourth era (4G) telecom community, Bangladesh has scored low amongst digital societies within the Asia Pacific area, based on a world report.

It stated Bangladesh outperformed solely Pakistan amongst 11 nations studied within the report styled as 'Digital societies in Asia Pacific: Accelerating progress by collaboration' ready by the GSMA.

GSMA, a world platform of cell community operators, additionally stated Bangladesh scored 42 factors out of 100, whereas top-ranked South Korea attained 84 factors.

Amongst neighbouring nations, Pakistan scored 39 and India scored 54 factors, stated the report printed just lately.

The opposite nations on the checklist are Singapore, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

Whereas most developed nations are getting ready to roll out 5G networks, rising nations are nonetheless strengthening 4G protection, it added.

"4G inhabitants protection has additionally risen considerably in Bangladesh, reaching 97 per cent in 2020, up from simply 8.0 per cent in 2016," the report stated.

These 4G networks will play a key position in digital transformation efforts, supporting new digital improvements and performing as a bridge to 5G networks sooner or later, it noticed.

Whereas 4G rollouts have superior significantly in South Asia lately, there stays a big disparity with 4G take-up, the report stated, including that in India,

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