The most significant indicator of a country’s growth is considered to be its utilization of information technology. And the latest concept in information technology is the Internet, better known is the information super highway. The Internet, that vast network of cables and satellites that links together countless computers, can make communication cheap and instantaneous. The world can be brought to your fingertips through the effortless exchange of ideas and information.
Recognizing the enormous benefit a tool like the Internet could provide for Bangladesh, the management of Grameen Bank decided to offer the people of Bangladesh access to this technology. Thus, Grameen CyberNet Ltd. was formed equipped with the most up-to date hardware and software. The company is a joint venture of Grameen Fund, the venture capital arm of Grameen Bank, and CITech Co.Ltd. a well known private computer and Information technology distributor.
Grameen CyberNet Ltd has been Bangladesh’s leader in Internet service since it commenced operation in July 1996 Its Chief Executive has had an extensive career in education and information technology in the US and is assisted by a team of bright, young executives. The company boasts of over 30,000 clients in various sectors. In order to provide seamless access to the Internet, Grameen CyberNet Ltd. has obtained 130 dial up lines, with hunting features. It also offers customer service, technical support, WebPages consulting, and a help desk. The company’s WebPages provides extensive information on the company, as well as many useful links to aid users in exploring cyberspace 24 hours a day.