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Agartala to be an international internet hub

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  • Agartala to become the third international internet gateway in the country after Mumbai and Chennai.
  • Union Telecom Minister has launch the India-Bangladesh bandwidth connectivity programme in Agartala.
  • An optical fibre cable from Agartala will be linked to a telecom cable company at Cox’s Bazar in south Bangladesh.
  • The connectivity will facilitate northeastern states to be connected with reliable global telecom network, which will provide high-speed and uninterrupted telecommunication in another six months.
  • Initially, BSNL will lease 10 GBPS bandwidth from Bangladesh’s lone submarine cable operator, Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL).

Source: Times of India

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