edotco Bangladesh, an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Bangladesh, has been selected by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to obtain a conditional tower sharing incense.
Upon completion of the conditions, this license will allow edotco to build and manage telecommunications towers for multiple mobile network operators in the country.
edotco BD, has been at the forefront of the country’s tower infrastructure landscape since 2013, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy management, transmission and operations and maintenance.
The company recently announced Getco, a prominent Bangladesh-based conglomerate as a 30 per cent shareholder and strategic partner.
Through its subsidiary Greencon Tower Company Limited, Getco will partner with edotco to provide next-generation infrastructure to meet the country’s growing connectivity needs.
“We are very excited to be selected and look forward to continue playing a key role in the digital development of the country.
“Towercos are the backbone of the telecommunications industry, and edotco is committed to ensuring the right sharable infrastructure is in place to facilitate the nation’s growth.
“We are fully confident of fulfilling all the required conditions,” said edotco BD’s country managing director, Rahul Chaudhary.
“This strengthens our position as a major regional provider in Asia and I would like to personally thank the BTRC as well as the various ministries we have been engaging with throughout this process for their guidance and confidence in us.
“We are committed to investing in Bangladesh and to continuing the positive relationship we have built with the mobile network operators in the country,” said edotco Group’s chief executive officer, Suresh Sidhu.
edotco currently owns and operates over 9,000 telecom towers throughout Bangladesh and over 27,000 towers across the six countries in which they have a presence.
The company has been deepening its commitment over the past five years by ensuring the right sharable infrastructure is constructed and managed to enable seamless connectivity.