DHAKA, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- The total number of Bangladesh's mobile phone subscribers hit over 164 million at the end of October with addition of 7.18 million new users in the first 10 months of this year, statistics of the country's telecom regulator showed Monday.
According to data from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), the number of subscribers in the country reached 164.170 million in October.
Bangladesh has now four mobile companies, three of which are foreign-backed cell phone operators.
The number of subscribers of the mobile operators, Grameenphone, Robi Axiata, Banglalink and state-run Teletalk stood at 76.067 million, 48.349 million, 35.049 million and 4.706million respectively at the end of October, BTRC data showed.
According to the statistics of the country's telecom regulator, the number of Bangladesh's mobile phone subscribers stood at 156.989 million at the end of December 2018.