By SubTel Forum

The Financial Express is reporting that the Bangladesh Post and Telecommunications Ministry has selected the route for a second submarine cable from Mongla of Khulna to Chennai in India.  Post and Telecommunications Secretary Sunil Kanti Bose said that the government had taken the initiative to connect the country with a second submarine cable to keep safe its connectivity with the information super highway.  The current submarine cable reaches Dhaka through Jhilangja station in Cox's Bazar, but gets cut very frequently, disconnecting the country from the web, thus establishing a second cable as a high priority.

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