edotco Bangladesh extends Smart City initiatives in partnership with Sylhet City Corporation to achieve the Country’s Digital vision.

Dhaka, 18 October 2021edotco Bangladesh, an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Bangladesh, signed an agreement with Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) on 17th October 2021 to deploy smart poles in the SCC areas with the vision of building a smart city for its citizens. This partnership aims to ensure that citizens of Sylhet City Corporation have accessible and improved connectivity. 

This smart pole solution will help Mobile Network Operators and other technology service providers to enhance their network capacity/coverage and meet the emerging demand of increased data usage by the end consumers. To meet the current growth in data traffic, this innovative and sustainable solution will support to reduce data congestion, provide positive customer experiences, and will contribute to achieve the nation’s digital ambition by addressing the infra readiness to cater advanced technologies in the upcoming days.

In addition to improved connectivity access, an energy-saving LED light facility is integrated with this smart pole and will have the provisions to install other smart features like security surveillance, digital signage that will come as a benefit to the citizens. Initially, edotco will be working with two sites under Sylhet City Corporation which expects to expand in the future upon a mutual understanding with the said authority.

Ariful Haque Choudhury, Hon’ble Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation; Ricky Steyn, Country Managing Director, Md. Monowar Sikder, Director, Operations and Reven Dewan, Head of Sales and Marketing of edotco Bangladesh, Sylhet City Corporation Chief Executive Officer (Additional Secretary) Bidhayak Roy Chowdhury, Secretary Fahima Yasmin, Chief Engineer Nur Azizur Rahman, Chief Estate Officer Mrs. Yasmin Nahar Ruma, Chief Revenue Officer Md. Motiur Rahman Khan, Executive Engineer (Electricity) Md. Ruhul Alam along with the other high officials from both the organizations, were present at the occasion. 

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Ariful Haque Choudhury, Hon’ble Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation, said, “It is one of our commitments to convert Sylhet into a smart city, where improved city experiences will be available to all our citizens. Being a partner of the Smart City Initiatives, we are getting one step closer to achieving the country’s Digital Vision. Fundamentally, a consolidated and standardized mobile network structure is an inseparable component of the Smart City. With that notion, we’re excited to jointly work with edotco to ensure our citizens get the most accessible connectivity features.

In his speech, Ricky Steyn, Country Managing Director of edotco Bangladesh, said, “We are proud to be partnered with Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) in fulfilling its Smart City Vision with the deployment of the Next-Generation infrastructure to facilitate enhanced connectivity for all. This partnership echoes our commitment to enable an advanced and user-friendly telecommunications system that fits urban aesthetics and helps meeting growing connectivity demands in the metro city areas. As the leading TowerCo, edotco has been playing a pivotal role in developing a sustainable telecom ecosystem in the country by providing the right sharable infrastructure and meeting the nation’s digital vision; We will continue to partner with diverse market players within the ecosystem whenever necessary. 

“Furthermore, we aspire to create a city that is well connected and gives city dwellers a sense of living in a smart, safe, and secured city. We intend to expand our smart city initiatives gradually across the country.”

Earlier, edotco Bangladesh signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) to build the same kind of smart poles in the dense urban areas of the Capital city. edotco Bangladesh currently owns and operates over 12,000 telecom towers throughout Bangladesh. The company has been investing and innovating since its commencement to ensure sustainable and right sharable infrastructure is in place towards enabling seamless connectivity for all.

About edotco Group

Established in 2012, edotco Group is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).

edotco Group operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 41,700 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Laos, Philippines and Pakistan with 22,329 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 11,258 towers managed through a range of services provided. edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Its state-of-the-art real-time monitoring service, echo, has driven significant improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.

edotco Group was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2021 Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Noreen Sabrina Mohd Noor
edotco Group Corporate Communications
Tel: +603 2268 6014
E-mail:  noreen.sabrina@edotcogroup.com

edotco Bangladesh extends Smart City initiatives in partnership with Sylhet City Corporation to achieve the Country’s Digital vision.

Dhaka, 18 October 2021edotco Bangladesh, an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Bangladesh, signed an agreement with Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) on 17th October 2021 to deploy smart poles in the SCC areas with the vision of building a smart city for its citizens. This partnership aims to ensure that citizens of Sylhet City Corporation have accessible and improved connectivity. 

This smart pole solution will help Mobile Network Operators and other technology service providers to enhance their network capacity/coverage and meet the emerging demand of increased data usage by the end consumers. To meet the current growth in data traffic, this innovative and sustainable solution will support to reduce data congestion, provide positive customer experiences, and will contribute to achieve the nation’s digital ambition by addressing the infra readiness to cater advanced technologies in the upcoming days.

In addition to improved connectivity access, an energy-saving LED light facility is integrated with this smart pole and will have the provisions to install other smart features like security surveillance, digital signage that will come as a benefit to the citizens. Initially, edotco will be working with two sites under Sylhet City Corporation which expects to expand in the future upon a mutual understanding with the said authority.

Ariful Haque Choudhury, Hon’ble Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation; Ricky Steyn, Country Managing Director, Md. Monowar Sikder, Director, Operations and Reven Dewan, Head of Sales and Marketing of edotco Bangladesh, Sylhet City Corporation Chief Executive Officer (Additional Secretary) Bidhayak Roy Chowdhury, Secretary Fahima Yasmin, Chief Engineer Nur Azizur Rahman, Chief Estate Officer Mrs. Yasmin Nahar Ruma, Chief Revenue Officer Md. Motiur Rahman Khan, Executive Engineer (Electricity) Md. Ruhul Alam along with the other high officials from both the organizations, were present at the occasion. 

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Ariful Haque Choudhury, Hon’ble Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation, said, “It is one of our commitments to convert Sylhet into a smart city, where improved city experiences will be available to all our citizens. Being a partner of the Smart City Initiatives, we are getting one step closer to achieving the country’s Digital Vision. Fundamentally, a consolidated and standardized mobile network structure is an inseparable component of the Smart City. With that notion, we’re excited to jointly work with edotco to ensure our citizens get the most accessible connectivity features.

In his speech, Ricky Steyn, Country Managing Director of edotco Bangladesh, said, “We are proud to be partnered with Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) in fulfilling its Smart City Vision with the deployment of the Next-Generation infrastructure to facilitate enhanced connectivity for all. This partnership echoes our commitment to enable an advanced and user-friendly telecommunications system that fits urban aesthetics and helps meeting growing connectivity demands in the metro city areas. As the leading TowerCo, edotco has been playing a pivotal role in developing a sustainable telecom ecosystem in the country by providing the right sharable infrastructure and meeting the nation’s digital vision; We will continue to partner with diverse market players within the ecosystem whenever necessary. 

“Furthermore, we aspire to create a city that is well connected and gives city dwellers a sense of living in a smart, safe, and secured city. We intend to expand our smart city initiatives gradually across the country.”

Earlier, edotco Bangladesh signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) to build the same kind of smart poles in the dense urban areas of the Capital city. edotco Bangladesh currently owns and operates over 12,000 telecom towers throughout Bangladesh. The company has been investing and innovating since its commencement to ensure sustainable and right sharable infrastructure is in place towards enabling seamless connectivity for all.

About edotco Group

Established in 2012, edotco Group is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).

edotco Group operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 41,700 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Laos, Philippines and Pakistan with 22,329 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 11,258 towers managed through a range of services provided. edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Its state-of-the-art real-time monitoring service, echo, has driven significant improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.

edotco Group was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2021 Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Noreen Sabrina Mohd Noor
edotco Group Corporate Communications
Tel: +603 2268 6014
E-mail:  noreen.sabrina@edotcogroup.com