Bangladesh submarine cable: Bandwidth to be sold to Asian nationsStaff Writer | August 19, 2017
Bangladesh is building a link to sell 100 GB/s bandwidth to Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam, and talks are on with India to connect Bhutan to a 2.5 GB/s line.
Communications Bangladesh gets 300 GB/s bandwidth
Myanmar is nearest from the cable, he said.
Once connected, these three countries will become the biggest market for Bangladeshi bandwidth, he said.
Bangladesh gets 300 GB/s bandwidth from the 19,000km long SEA-ME-WE-4 cable that connects a large area along the southern edge of the continent. It lands in Bangladesh at Coxs Bazar.
Only 220 GB/s of this cables bandwidth is being used here, and the rest of the 440 GB/s national demand is met by six international terrestrial cable companies who import it from India.
Meanwhile Bangladesh exports 10 GB/s bandwidth to Tripura. ■