Bangladesh needs USD 60 mln to link with SEA-ME-WE-5 cable

Monday 28 November 2011 | 09:57 CET | News
Bangladesh will have to invest USD 60 million to link up to a second submarine cable to ensure uninterrupted internet connectivity with other Asian and with European destinations, New Age reported online. The Ministry of Post and Telecommunication has made this assessment recently, New Age said. The telecoms ministry has asked the Ministry of Finance to give clearance to the assessment, without which Bangladesh would not be able to connect to the undersea cable South-East Asia-Middle East-West Europe (SEA-ME-WE) 5. Monwar Hossain, the chief executive officer of the Bangladesh Submarine Cable

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Companies: Airtel / Bangladesh Submarine Cable / China Mobile / China Telecom / Saudi Telecom / SingTel
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