Internet Service to Be Disrupted for Upgradation of Submarine Cable

Internet services in Bangladesh will face disruptions due to the upgrade of the SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable.By United News of Bangladesh, New Age
October 30, 2023

Internet users may face a slow connection or disruption for 20 hours between 2:00am on October 31 and 12:00pm on November 2 with intermission due to upgradation of Bangladesh’s first submarine cable (SEA-ME-WE 4) in Cox’s Bazar.

A media release signed by director general (operation and maintenance) of Bangladesh Submarine Cables PLC shared the development to the media.

Regretting the inconvenience, the authorities concerned informed that the internet service will remain slow or will be disrupted for 10 hours from 2:00am to 12:00pm on October 31 and for another 10 hours from 2:00am to 12:00pm on November 2, as the circuits connected to cables will partially remain stopped.

However, the circuits of the country’s second submarine cable (SEA-ME-WE 5) will remain functional as usual, according to the press release.

After the upgradation, the bandwidth capacity through the SEA-ME-WE 4 cable will increase remarkably, it said.

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