By SubTel Forum

Telecomasia is reporting that Indian telcos Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications are offered to construct a new cable across Bangladesh.  This system would link seven landlocked Indian states–Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh–that currently have no access to a fiber network.

This proposed system would also extend to Myanmar, and while the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is still considering the proposal, they are looking at it as a potential alternative to SEA-ME-WE 4, the natioan's only offshore cable.

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