TeleTalk

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Teletalk Bangladesh Limited
Type Public Limited Company
Industry Telecommunication
Founded 2004
Headquarters House no: 39, Rd no: 116,Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.
Products Telephony, EDGE, GSM, HSDPA/3G
Website www.teletalk.com.bd

Teletalk Bangladesh Limited brand name "Teletalk"(Bengali: টেলিটক) is a GSM based state-owned mobile phone company in Bangladesh. TeleTalk started operating on 29 December 2004. It is a Public Limited Company of Bangladesh Government, the state-owned telephone operator. TeleTalk provided GPRS and EDGE internet connectivity and from 14 October 2012 HSPA/HSDPA/3G which is the latest cellular information service . Teletalk is the first operator in the country that gave BTTB (now BTCL) incoming facility to its subscribers.

The mission statement of Teletalk is "Desher Taka Deshey Rakhun" ("Keep your Money in your Country")

Teletalk is the 6th mobile phone operator in Bangladesh with more than 1.897 million subscribers as of May 2013.[1]

Numbering scheme[edit]

Teletalk uses the following numbering scheme for its subscribers:

+880 15 N1N2N3N4N5N6N7N8

where 880 is the International Subscriber Dialling Code for Bangladesh and is needed only in case of dialling from outside.

15 is the access code for TeleTalk as allocated by the Government of Bangladesh. Omitting +880 will require to use 0 in place of it instead to represent local call, hence 015 is the general access code.

N1 to N8 is the subscriber number.

Services[edit]

1.Prepaid packages

  • Shadheen66
  • Standard
  • Shadheen
  • Shapla (1 Second pulse)
  • Bijoy (1 Second pulse)
  • Agami (Special pre-paid package for GPA 5 holders in S.S.C and H.S.C examinations)
  • Ekush
  • Youth ( 5 sec pulse)

2.Postpaid packages

  • Standard/Rajanigandha
  • Shapla

3.Corporate service

  • Prepaid packages
  • Postpaid packages

4.Mobile internet service

  • EDGE/ 2G Mobile Internet
  • 3G Mobile Broadband

speed: 512kbit/s-4Mbit/s

Achievements[edit]

Teletalk is the only operator in Bangladesh (Owner: 100% Bangladesh Government) with 100% native technical and engineering human resource base. Teletalk has launched 3G for the first time in Bangladesh on 14 October 2012.[2]

Criticism[edit]

TeleTalk is often criticized by users for slower internet speed (notably in 2G network).

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