Prime Minister Khaleda Zia on Saturday inaugurated the submarine cable at its landing station. This will help to open up a new vista of opportunities for providing the cheapest ICT services in all sectors.
The commissioning of the new submarine cable is a landmark in the country's telecommunications and information communication technology sectors, as it will tremendously enhance the performance and capacity in the fast-emerging knowledge economy.
"From today Bangladesh is going to be connected with the global information super-highway," the prime minister declared at the groundbreaking ceremony at the seafront resort Jhi Long Ja. She said it was essential for Bangladesh to be connected with the global information super-highway through the submarine cable to ensure faster growth of the information technology.
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