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December 22nd, 2010
Airtel Launches GPS to Help Track Bangladeshi Fishing Boats

India’s Bharti Airtel Limited, which has acquired 70 percent stake in Bangladesh’s Warid Telecom, has launched a GPS-based vessel locating service to enable the country’s fishermen communities to track their fishing boats. This service is in line with the promise of taking mobile telephony to Bangladesh’s rural areas and its long coastline on the Bay of Bengal that is prone to cyclone and other calamities. Read More