Bangladesh Status on Measuring Information Society 2013 Report.

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Bangladesh climbed four places to 135th in the IDI 2012, with the access sub-index showing the highest increases. In particular, mobile-cellular telephone penetration rose from 56 per cent in 2011 to 64 per cent in 2012. Bangladesh has a highly competitive mobile market, with six mobile-cellular operators. Fierce competition led to the lowering of mobile-cellular prices and a concomitant rise in subscription numbers. The ICT Price Basket shows that Bangladesh has relatively affordable mobile-cellular prices and that prices have dropped consistently over the past years. In terms of PPP$, the country had one of the least expensive offers in 2012). Operators in Bangladesh are competing for a large group of low-income customers and were thus obliged to reduce access costs. This includes the introduction of prepaid offers, per-second billing and the reduction of handset prices. Furthermore, important progress has been made with regard to international Internet bandwidth. In 2012, the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) issued six licenses for the operation of an international terrestrial cable (ITC).24 Until then, the country’s only connection to the world wide web was the SEA-ME-WE4 submarine cable, controlled by the government-owned BTCL.25 The newly established terrestrial link via India has nearly doubled international Internet bandwidth per Internet user, from 1 500 Mbit/s to almost 3 000 Mbit/s by end 2012, as well as enhancing the reliability of Bangladesh’s international connectivity. While the advances made in the access sub-index are very encouraging, little progress has been made in the use sub-index. Both fixed (wired)-broadband and wireless-broadband penetration remain below 0.5 per cent. The proportion of individuals using the Internet went up by 26 per cent, to 6 per cent in 2012.
IDI spider charts, selected dynamic countries, 2011 and 2012

In Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Liberia, for example, fewer than 5 per cent of households have a computer. Asia and the Pacific displays the largest disparities in ICT development. The region contains both the Republic of Korea, the country with the highest IDI 2012 value, and countries with very low IDI levels, such as Bangladesh.
The gap in IDI values becomes even more severe at the bottom of the regional ranking: 12 countries have IDI values below the developing-country average of 3.44. Solomon Islands, Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh have the lowest IDI values in the region, and rank very low
globally.
Three countries from the Asia and the Pacific region – Australia, Bangladesh and Mongolia – are among the most dynamic in the 2012 IDI. Bangladesh made most progress in the access sub-index, in particular with regard to mobile-cellular penetration and international Internet connectivity. Nonetheless, Bangladesh still remains at the bottom of the regional ranking and in 135th position globally.
Wireless broadband is the most dynamic indicator in the use sub-index, but there are large disparities in terms of penetration and growth rates throughout the region. A number of countries from the Asia and the Pacific region still do not have a commercially available 3G network by
end 2012, including Bangladesh, Islamic Republic of Iran, Pakistan, Tonga and Thailand. In those countries, satellite broadband and fixed (wireless)-broadband subscriptions, in particular WiMAX, were the main wireless-broadband technologies available.
A comparison of fixed-broadband prices in terms of purchasing power parity, which takes into account the national buying power of a local currency, shows that fixed broadband is quite inexpensive in a number of countries with a relatively low GNI p.c. levels, including Sri Lanka,
Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
Nevertheless, one in four developing countries included in the comparison, including economies such as China, Bangladesh, Macao (China) or Libya, have much higher prepaid handset-based mobile-broadband prices than mobile-cellular prices. This highlights the challenge for these economies to translate the level of competition in their mobile-cellular markets to the mobile-broadband arena, in order to promote sustained competition and, as a consequence, lower mobile-broadband prices.
The most affordable mobile-broadband prices are Bangladesh and Samoa, with a mobile-broadband sub-basket corresponding to 15 per cent of GNI p.c. Non-LDC countries with relatively high mobile-broadband prices include China and the Dominican Republic, despite their rather high income levels compared with countries with similar mobile-broadband sub-basket values.

This is not the whole report, it's a part of the report regarding Bangladesh. You can find the whole report here