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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 BDNew24.com 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: , , |

(Bangladesh) Submarine Cable Repair Shifted To Oct 22

By Greenwatch Dhaka October 17, 2017 Maintenance work of country’s first international submarine cable has been shifted to October 22, but the overhauling would not pose any internet disruption, said officials. “Now the maintenance work would begin on October 22 and run for the next three days,” Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL) Managing Director [...]

2017-10-17T11:02:58-04:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |

Maintenance Work To Disrupt Bangladesh Internet Mid-Oct

By The Daily Star October 10, 2017 Internet users are likely to face disruption in services in mid-October due to maintenance work of a primary submarine cable across the Bay of Bengal. Maintenance work will begin on October 16 and continue for three days when the cable will remain shut, said Monwar Hossain, managing director [...]

2017-10-10T10:33:30-04:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |

Bangladesh’s First Submarine Cable To Remain Shut For 3 Days

By The Daily Star September 20, 2017 The country's first international submarine cable (SEA-ME-WE-4) connection will remain shut for three days from October 6 for the first time of the cable's 12-year history due to maintenance works under the Bay of Bengal, said a top official of the company. If the second cable, which was [...]

2017-09-21T07:58:54-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|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: , , |