By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star

Bangladesh began exporting bandwidth — 10 gigabits a second — to India's northeastern state of Tripura on Monday, in line with a deal signed with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd last year.

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd or BSCCL started supplying 10 Gbps bandwidth on a trial basis on Sunday and India confirmed it is using the whole capacity, said Monwar Hossain, managing director of the state-owned company.

“The additional general manager of BSNL's Agartala office sent an e-mail to confirm that they are receiving good quality connectivity. They also requested us to send invoice from February 8,” said Hossain.

State-owned Bangladesh Telecommunications Company set up connectivity for bandwidth transmission with Tripura's capital Agartala on November 16.

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