Sea-Me-We-5 to Undergo Repairs This Week

Sea-Me-We-5 to Undergo Repairs This Week Internet users in Bangladesh may face slow connection early on Jan 31 due to repair work on the second submarine cable. By Bangladesh News 24 January 25, 2021 The repair work on the cable will continue for four hours from 2am, Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd said citing the [...]

2021-01-25T15:10:18-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Third submarine cable approved by Government of Bangladesh 

Third submarine cable approved by Government of Bangladesh December 2, 2020 The government on Tuesday approved a project proposal for the third submarine cable connection, SEA-ME-WE-6, at a cost of Tk 693.16 crore. The approval was given in a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina chaired meeting [...]

2020-12-02T12:21:02-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

i2i Submarine Cable Maintenance Work Completed

Internet Submarine Cable Maintenance Work Comes to an End; Service Resumed By The Daily Star November 5, 2020 The i2i cable network, a 3,100-kilometre submarine cable connecting Bangladesh's international internet gateway (IIG) operators with Singapore, resumed service since this evening. "The upgrading activities in the Seabone cable from Chennai to Singapore which started on November [...]

2020-11-06T10:37:01-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Bangladesh Internet Slow for Next 6 Days

Slow Internet Likely for Next 6 Days Due to Submarine Cable Maintenance: Industry Operators By Md Fazlur Rahman, The Daily Star October 26, 2020 Internet users are likely to face reduced speed for the next five days as a fibre optic cable that connects Bangladesh's international internet gateway operators with Singapore will go through emergency [...]

2020-10-26T09:57:32-04:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Submarine Cable Glitch Slows Internet in Bangladesh

Submarine Cable Glitch Slows Internet in Bangladesh By bdnew24.com August 9, 2020 Internet users in Bangladesh are experiencing slow speed or outages due to a technical glitch in the second submarine cable. Efforts are underway to carry out the necessary repairs, Moshiur Rahman, managing director of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd, told bdnews24.com on Sunday. [...]

Bangladesh Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home

Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star March 25, 2020 As the spreading coronavirus has largely paralysed public movement and social life, internet usage has shot up 15 per cent in Bangladesh as people are increasingly relying on digital life for communication, work and entertainment to escape the [...]

2020-03-26T11:04:46-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Four Int’l Firms in Race to Build Third Submarine Cable

Four Int'l Firms in Race to Build Third Submarine Cable By Ahmed Shawki, Dhaka Tribune January 1, 2020 Four international firms are in the race to set country’s third submarine cable under the SEA-ME-WE 6 consortium to meet the country's growing demand for data consumption. Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd (BSCCL) officials said the tender [...]

Slow Internet Likely in Bangladesh as Storm Delays Work

Slow Internet Speed Likely for a Week from Wednesday in Bangladesh as Storm Delays Work By bdnews24.com May 7, 2019 Bangladesh is likely to experience slow internet speed for a week from Wednesday as the authorities have delayed maintenance work on the country’s first submarine cable due to a storm. Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited [...]

Bangladesh Govt Decides for 3rd Submarine Cable

Bangladesh Govt Decides for 3rd Submarine Cable By The Daily Star January 16, 2019 The government in principle decided to connect Bangladesh with the third submarine cable with a view to meet up rapidly growing data consumption in the country, Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar said today. More and more new technological advancement is [...]

2019-01-16T09:52:14-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Internet Slows For SEA-ME-WE 4 Undersea Cable Repair

Internet Slows For SEA-ME-WE 4 Undersea Cable Repair By The Daily Star May 22, 2018 People in some parts of Bangladesh are experiencing slow internet, because of the ongoing maintenance work in the Chennai portion of a primary submarine cable of the country. Bangladesh established its connection with the SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable through the [...]