Regional Submarine Telecommunications Project

Brief Summary
The project aims at contributing to socio_economic development of Bangladesh by providing efficient and reliable Information and Communication Technology Services. The specific objective of the project is to provide an alternative submarine cable link tocater for complete redundancy to existing SEA_ME_WE_4 submarine cable system by connecting Bangladesh with SEA_ME_WE_5 submarine cable system through a branch cable to Kuakata. The project will also enable the country to meet the ever increasing demand of international voice and data communication with an additional capacity of 1300 Gbps by 2018 (from 200 Gbps in 2014). The project includes Core Cable Section that will pass through Singapore, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Italy and France.
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Start date
26 August 2014
End date
17 August 2017