BTRC counts 73.35 million internet users

PV Technology Desk : The number of internet customers in Bangladesh has grown 9 percent to 73.35 million over the four months through June, powered by mobile internet.

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission or BTRC published the data on its website on Thursday. Bangladesh has a population of 160 million, of whom 68.65 million people use mobile internet.

Internet service providers or ISPs and Public Switched Telephone Network or PSTN have around 4.6 million subscribers in total.

The BTRC has found customers’ interests waning in WiMAX, once a leading form of internet communication as an alternative to cable and DSL.