01 Jun 2023, 19:23

18cr peoples using mobile SIM, internet users 13cr 

DHAKA, June 1, 2023 (BSS) - The mobile phone users and the number of internet 
users of the country are more than 18 crore and 13 crore respectively.

"Currently, the number of mobile SIM users and the number of internet users 
are more than 18 crore and 13 crore respectively," said Finance Minister AHM 
Mustafa Kamal while placing national budget for the fiscal year 2023-24 at 
the Jatiya Sangsad here today. 

Based on four main pillars, the government is working to build Digital 
Bangladesh: connectivity, skilled human resources, e-government and promotion 
of ICT industry, he said. 

"In all those four areas, our progress and achievements are unprecedented. 
Under the initiative of our government, the internet bandwidth per Mbps is 
currently available at less than Taka 300 instead of Taka 78,000," the 
finance minister said.