37920-014: BAN: GRAMEENPH0NE TELECOMMUNICATIONS EXPANSION

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will help (i) continue expansion of the telecommunication sector, which still has large unmet demand and unserviced geographical regions; (ii) expand the role of small to medium-sized enterprise service providers, who are subcontractors of GrameenPhone; (iii) facilitate expansion of village pay telephones to unserviced rural areas. Agriculture, merchandising, manufacturing, and financial services as well as delivery of health care, education, and security will benefit from the ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 37920-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7194/2078
Approval Date 26 Jan 2004
Geographical Location Bangladesh
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector ICT
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Stephen Wermert
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 1

PDS Creation Date
30 Aug 2006

Last PDS Update
03 Oct 2008

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