By The Daily Star

The net profit of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company or BSCCL rose 28 percent year-on-year last fiscal year, thanks to the bandwidth export by the state-owned firm.

Its net profit stood at Tk 16.5 crore at the end of 2015-16, up from Tk 12.9 crore a year ago. The company's revenue stood at Tk 61 crore in 2015-16, which was Tk 54 crore a year earlier.

The company did well as it started exporting 10gbps bandwidth to Indian state of Tripura in February this year, Md Monwar Hossain, managing director of BSCCL, said after a board meeting yesterday.

Presently, the company serves around 130gbps of internet bandwidth out of its capacity of 200gbps.

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