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 [...]

2020-01-06T10:01:38-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 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 [...]

Slow Internet To Continue In Bangladesh Saturday For Cable Repairs

By October 27, 2017 Bangladesh may continue experiencing slow internet speed on Saturday as repairs on the first submarine cable of the country have not finished. "The work has not ended yet. We hope the situation will get back to normal by tomorrow (Saturday) night," Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited or BSCCL Managing Director [...]

2017-10-27T17:19:01-04:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

(Bangladesh) Internet Slow Due To Submarine Cable Work

By The Daily Star October 24, 2017 Internet users in Bangladesh have been experiencing a slow internet due to maintenance work on a first submarine cable in the Bay of Bengal. The country's first undersea cable, SEA-ME-WE-4, has been shut down at 12:30am today and will remain closed for next two days more, Md Mashiur Rahman, managing [...]

2017-10-24T11:49:34-04:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

SEA-ME-WE 5 Goes Live In Bangladesh On Sunday

By H. A. Halim, Dhaka Tribune September 7, 2017 Bangladesh will be connected to the long-awaited second submarine cable from September 10. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the SEA-ME-WE 5 from Ganabhaban on Sunday. Md Monwar Hossain, managing director of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL) told the Bangla Tribune that all necessary preparations [...]

2017-09-07T09:35:24-04:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

Disruption To Inland Link Delays Launch Of SEA-ME-WE 5 In Bangladesh

By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star July 28, 2017 Bangladesh is being deprived of the benefits of its second undersea cable connection, established at a cost of Tk 660 crore, because of the authority's failure to establish an uninterrupted inland link. The country got connected to the submarine cable system called South East Asia-Middle East-Western [...]

2017-07-28T15:41:12-04:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |