The number of mobile phone users in Bangladesh has reached up to 22 million at the end of 2006.
The number of mobile phone subscriber has 120 per cent growth in 2006. According to Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC), in 2005, the country has 9.26 million mobile phone subscribers, while it increased up to 120 per cent in 2006. GrameenPhone, largest cell Phone Company, has 10.76 million mobile phone subscribers, while the second largest operator AkTel has acquired 6 million subscribers. The third largest operator, Banglalink, has acquired 3.64 million users.