ISPs sign up for new Dhaka cable services

31 May 2006

According to the Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB), the Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board (BTTB) has already received BDT65 million (USD1 million) from eleven Dhaka-based ISPs for cable bandwidth on the newly inaugurated SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine link. The new system has brought charges down: previously ISPs had to pay around USD3,000 per month to rent 1Mbps while the charge is now around USD1,000.


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