The Government of Bangladesh announced the opening of a second submarine cable and landing station in an effort to provide greater connectivity and faster internet. The project was launched by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The new landing station in Kalapara Upazila will receive 1,500 Gbps of Internet bandwidth from the Southeast Asia-Middle East-Western Europe International Consortium (SEA-ME-WE-5) Submarine Cable which connects 19 countries.
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India will supply 100 megawatt of electricity to Bangladesh in return for 10 Gigabits per second Internet bandwidth.