BTCL to expand fibre network to rural level

Tuesday 18 June 2013 | 11:21 CET | News
Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) is going to connect 290 upazilas (counties) to its optical fibre cable network with the aim of expanding its grid across the country, local media reported. The state-owned company is beginning a development project to lay around 7,830 kilometres of fibre-optic cable so that people at grassroots level can access broadband internet services easily, said an official from the Planning Ministry. The project is scheduled to be completed by 2015 and will require BDT 50billion.

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