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GP revamps Internet packages

Cellular phone operator Grameenphone reshuffled internet packages considering the affordability of different customer segments, BSS reports. The leading operator re-configured the internet services into seven packages in line with the company’s “Internet for All” campaign in Bangladesh.  Allan Bonke, Chief Marketing Officer of Grameenphone, today unveiled the details of the packages at a press meet in a city hotel, said a press release. The internet package sizes range from 4 MB small packs, for entry level users, to 20 GB packs for heavy users.

The 4MB pack costing BDT 2 has a validity of two days while a 75 MB pack, priced BDT 30, will be valid for 7 days. The 1 GB pack, designed for heavier users, will cost BDT 275 with a validity of 28 days. Among the other packages introduced was a 250 MB pack, priced at BDT 99, a 2 GB pack for BDT 350, a heavy browsing pack for BDT 950, and a 20 GB pack for BDT 2000. While the 20 GB pack has a validity of 30 days, the other three packages have a validity of 28 days.

Speaking on the occasion Alan Bonke said: “These packages are designed to cater the needs of different segments of the society.” “Our customers will be able to choose according to their needs,” he hoped. Subscribers need to dial *5000# or send an SMS to 5000 with the specified package code to activate the packages. Packages will be applicable for both 3G and 2G coverage areas.
All packages, except the 20 GB pack, will enjoy 1 Mbps speed while in a 3G-network area, while the users of the 20 GB package will get 2 Mbps speed with 3G coverage areas. Outside 3G coverage areas all packages will be limited to 2G speeds.

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