Digital Bangladesh Fair-2020 begins in city

DHAKA: A three-day Digital Bangladesh Fair-2020 has kicked off today (Jan 16) with a view to demonstrate 5G technology and progress of digital Bangladesh campaign.

Prime Minister’s Information and Communication Technology Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy inaugurated the expo in city’s Bangabandhu International Conference Centre with the theme “Highways of Technology in Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla”.

Posts and Telecommunications Division is organising the event where both government and private entities in digital technology sector are taking part.

Broadband internet, triple play technology, mobile apps, parental control and other technologies will be showcased in the fair.

Chinese tech giant Huawei, also the titanium sponsor of the fair, will stage the 5G show at the fair where visitors will be able to experience the gigabit-level speed testing of 5G for free at the company’s pavilion.

The arrangements aim to showcase the advancement of 5G technology in human-to-machine or machine-to-machine communication.

The fair will also feature a robot show, where the interactive humanoid robot will play soccer following the command of hand gesture.

There will also be a play-zone where visitors can experience real-time virtual reality (VR) test through 5G technology.

A total of 25 stalls, 28 pavilions and 29 mini pavilions, including that of Huawei, will be installed at the fair.