Press Release

Banglalink, one of Bangladesh’s leading digital communications service providers and ZTE, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, have signed an agreement to build the world’s largest virtual subscriber data management (vSDM) platform. Senior officials from both the parties were present during the signing. Over 35 million users of Banglalink will benefit from the newly transformed network which has made Banglalink’s network the world’s largest vSDM platform.

vSDM will help manage Banglalink’s customer data more efficiently and increase service availability. The upgraded network can simultaneously support 2G/3G/4G/ voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)/ voice over long-term evolution (VoLTE) and other high tech services. With this virtualised network, users can enjoy faster mobile broadband, video chat, multimedia conferences, multimedia messaging and other services. This technology will also ensure a faster network and its seamless connectivity will help users engage with the digital world.

Sanjay Vaghasia, Chief Technology Officer, Banglalink said, “Bangladeshi people are getting more data oriented in their daily lives and always staying connected is critical in today’s world. With the growing demand for being online, digitalisation is inevitable, Banglalink has been working relentlessly to increase internet penetration in order to create a truly digitally inclusive society. Our partnership with ZTE will enable us to embrace not only the digital agenda, but with virtualisation at an incredible pace, help us escalate faster, and increase our reach to our end customers whilst maintaining the highest standards of security.”

Vincent Liu, CEO of ZTE Corporation Bangladesh LTD., ZTE said, “Digitalisation has become a vital part of today’s world. It is a proud moment for us to partner with Banglalink and bring more people under the coverage of the latest vSDM technology.”