Assam To Import 30 Gbps Bandwidth From Bangladesh

Assam to Import 30Gbps Bandwidth from Bangladesh

Reports indicate that a meeting was held on Tuesday between Mustafa Jabbar (Posts and Telecommunication Minister) and Indian officials at the Secretariat.

Reports indicate that the decision to export bandwith from Bangladesh in policy was reached at this meeting. After all processes have been completed, next November will see the signing of the agreement.

Kumbamut Lang Nangari, Joint Secretary (IT), to the Meghalaya State Government led Assam’s delegation at the meeting. Sahab Uddin, Bangladesh Submarine Cable Limited’s Managing Director was also present.

Mustafa Jabbar, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications told the delegation they have no problems exporting bandwidth. After meeting their needs, the ministry stated that there was plenty of bandwidth for events.

Mustafa stated further that bandwidth has been exported to India, Saudi Arabia, and India in order to satisfy the increasing network demand.

“Bangladesh started the third submarine cable link and once the third connection is complete, an additional bandwidth of approximately 13200 Gbps (or more) will be added,” he said.