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Telenor, Grameenphone and Plan International Unite to Drive Digital Inclusion for Marginalized Women and Youth

Telenor, Grameenphone and Plan International Unite to Drive Digital Inclusion for Marginalized Women and Youth

Breaking News, Business
Telenor, Grameenphone, and Plan International have joined forces in empowering more than 2.35 million marginalised women and youth through "Digital Inclusion: Safe Digital Space for Girls and Youth Project". The initiative aims to enhance digital literacy, skills, resilience and create a safe online environment for the women and youth who often face socio-economic challenges. As a part of this project, a team from Telenor, Grameenphone, and Plan International made a three-day visit to Savar, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, and Sunamganj on May 19, 20, and 21 respectively. With a shared commitment to leveraging technology for social good, Telenor, Grameenphone, and Plan International have embarked on a mission to bridge the digital divide and create equal opportunities for all members of society, part...
Grameenphone, Telenor and UNICEF partner to strengthen digital literacy and online safety for 10 million children

Grameenphone, Telenor and UNICEF partner to strengthen digital literacy and online safety for 10 million children

Breaking News, Technology
Over ten million children in Bangladesh will have support in the ethical and responsible use of digital technology through a new partnership between UNICEF Bangladesh and Grameenphone and Telenor. Under this partnership, an initiative titled "Strengthening digital literacy and secure, ethical and responsible use of digital technology for children in Bangladesh" will be rolled out. The primary objective is to equip children and adolescents in Bangladesh with essential digital literacy skills and raise awareness about the safe, ethical, and responsible use of digital technologies, considering the evolving challenges and opportunities in the digital landscape. “UNICEF works to ensure that every child in Bangladesh grows up in a safe environment and remains protected against violence, ab...
Grameenphone, Symphony partners to launch affordable 4G smartphone

Grameenphone, Symphony partners to launch affordable 4G smartphone

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Grameenphone, the connectivity partner to Smart Bangladesh, has teamed up with Symphony Mobile, the smartphone brand of Edison group, to introduce the new co-branded 4G handset Symphony G26 in the market. This collaboration aims at democratizing connectivity through ensuring affordable smartphone solution, especially among the non-smartphone users, thereby enabling digital adoption and catalyzing the ‘Smart Bangladesh’ ambition. A launching ceremony in this regard was organized at the Grameenphone Experience Center in GP House, where Jakaria Shahid, Managing Director, Symphony and Solaiman Alam, Chief Digital Officer, Grameenphone unveiled the new handset. From Grameenphone, Mohd. Aulad Hossain, Head of Sales and Customer Management and on behalf of Symphony, Munim Md. Istiaque, Head of...
Grameenphone, partner to JCI Smart Bangladesh Summit, Expo & CYE Award 2023

Grameenphone, partner to JCI Smart Bangladesh Summit, Expo & CYE Award 2023

Breaking News, National
Grameenphone has proudly supported the "JCI Smart Bangladesh Summit, Expo & CYE Award 2023" as the esteemed telecom partner. The two-day event took place on 09 and 10 June 2023, at ICCB, Dhaka, showcasing a myriad of activities and sessions which centered around the much-desired smart transition of Bangladesh and its various aspects. As a pioneer in the industry, Grameenphone has been playing a pivotal role in realizing the "Smart Bangladesh" vision. With unwavering commitment, it has led the way by conducting successful 5G trials across all divisional cities of the country last year. The event was inaugurated by the esteemed Chairman of BTRC, Shyam Sunder Sikder, at the GPHouse. During the trials, Grameenphone achieved an astounding speed, surpassing the capabilities of 4G. These rem...
Grameenphone and BRAC to stand beside over 83,000 families gravely affected due to COVID

Grameenphone and BRAC to stand beside over 83,000 families gravely affected due to COVID

Breaking News, National
The ongoing COVID19 catastrophe and its prolonged lockdown periods continue to take a toll on the middle and lower-income people in Bangladesh. As a result, countless people are now struggling to earn even the minimum livelihood to survive. In continuation of last year's response, Brac once again pledged to stand beside the deeply affected families, and Grameenphone, as a first respondent, joined the cause "Dakche Abar Desh" to aid more than 33,000 families. BRAC on the other hand, announced to contribute to support 50,000 families.   In addition, 'Daakche Abar Desh' will also function as a solidarity platform for relief assistance, which means public fundraising and institutional contribution are encouraged for supportive intervention towards the cause. Grameenphone and Brac wil...
UNDP and Grameenphone launch Masterclass on World Youth Skills Day to upskill youth in post-COVID

UNDP and Grameenphone launch Masterclass on World Youth Skills Day to upskill youth in post-COVID

Technology
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Grameenphone Ltd collaborated to mark the World Youth Skills Day by organizing a virtual event titled "Get Future Ready: Need for Skills" on July 15 to raise nationwide awareness and take action to support the nation's need for upskilling youth. Under this programme, multiple online dialogues with youth and policymakers were organized to bridge the gap, focusing on the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills and find a lasting solution to transform the country's massive youth population into a future-ready youth dividend. Attending the "Get Future Ready: Need for Skills" webinar as the chief guest, Planning Minister MA Mannan said, "Relevant skills are necessary for today's young generation to help the nation ...
Grameenphone returns to topline growth supported by enhanced customer experience and digitalization

Grameenphone returns to topline growth supported by enhanced customer experience and digitalization

Breaking News, Technology
Grameenphone Ltd. reported total revenues of BDT 3,576 crore for the second quarter of 2021, registering an 8.1% growth from the same period last year. The company acquired 13 lakh new subscribers msubscribers, or 53.3% of total subscribers, are using internet services. “Our effort in enhancing customer experience and digitalization resulted in more subscribers choosing Grameenphone and an increase in data usage in the second quarter. Following the extensive expansion of 4G to all our towers in the first quarter, Grameenphone has focused on deploying the newly acquired spectrum and continued rolling out new sites. These efforts have enabled us to enhance the experience for our customers, meeting the demand for high-speed internet, while keeping our commitment to support the digitali...
COVID vaccination registration now available in MyGP

COVID vaccination registration now available in MyGP

Breaking News, Technology
In an extension to the horizon of its responsible business practices, Grameenphone has incorporated the national vaccination management portal ‘Surokkha’ (https://surokkha.gov.bd/)into its one-stop digital solution MyGP. Hence, the MyGP users can now enjoy the opportunity to access the Bangladesh Government’s authorized portal for COVID-19 vaccine registration, right at the tip of their fingers. MyGP users will find a freshly addedcard to access the Surokkha portal in the ‘What’s New’ section of the app. Upon clicking the card, users will be taken to the webpage directly from where they can register for the life-saving vaccine. Grameenphone believes that this initiative will facilitate the overall vaccination registration process and add significantly to the national vision of estab...