Bangladesh will start bandwidth export to Bhutan within a month, as the landlocked Eastern Himalayan country is looking for a third international connectivity to strengthen Internet services.
In Bangkok experts discussed how best to invest in ICT infrastructure to achieve business objectives, benefits, and socioeconomic development, and to accelerate the connection of the remaining unconnected.
ESCAP has published a working paper that aims to examine the effect of open international gateways on broadband connectivity markets in the Asia-Pacific region.
Despite advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), the Asia-Pacific region nevertheless still suffers from a digital divide due to a lack of ICT connectivity.
India has overtaken the United States to become the world's second largest Internet market, with 333 million users, trailing China's 721 million, according to the State of Broadband 2016 report.