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Tripura to get high-speed internet connectivity from Bangladesh


  • Tripura will be gateway for reliable and super-fast Internet facility as Bangladesh government has agreed to allow India to use unspent bandwidth in the neighbouring country’s Cox Bazar.
  • The BSNL has taken initiative to implement the ambitious plan at the earliest.
  •  The BSNL will have to pay Rs 7.2 crore annually to Bangladesh for using submarine cable laid at Cox Bazar.
  • The proposed OFC network connecting Agartala with Cox Bazar would be completed by next three to four months.
  • BSNL had planned to use transmission line of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) to provide a better telecom service.
  • To strengthen Broadband service, a new plan-hotspot had already been introduced and as many as 173 hotspots would be installed in the NE(circle of BSNL) to provide service to subscribers.

Source:The Economic Times

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