Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited

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Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited
বাংলাদেশ সাবমেরিন কেবল কোম্পানী লিমিটেড
Founded July 2008
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh
Products Telecommunications services, Submarine cable operator
Owner Government of Bangladesh
Website www.bsccl.com

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL) is a fiber optic submarine cable telecommunications company and telecommunications service provider (IIG and ISP) based in Bangladesh. Emerging in July 2008 BSCCL presently handles Bangladesh’s two submarine cables as a member of the SEA-ME-WE4 and SEA-ME-WE5 international submarine cable consortiums. SEA-ME-WE4 cable runs a total length of 20,000 km through 17 landing points in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunisia, Italy, Algeria and France.[1][2]

BSCCL is the root service provider of submarine cable bandwidth and handles country’s lone submarine cable link from its Cox's Bazar Landing Station. It is also a party of the new submarine cable under the SEA-ME-WE-5 consortium and the company's new station is being built in Kuakata, Patuakhali. Its main office is located at Dhaka.

Presently, BSCCL is providing submarine cable bandwidth for different routes and different capacities to the International Internet Gateway (IIG) and large corporate clients in Bangladesh. It has also got the license for IIG and ISP operations in Bangladesh. BSCCL has earned membership of the SEA-ME-WE-5 consortium, which will provide another submarine cable connectivity for the country when its submarine cable is implemented within March 2017 according to the plan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Article: State-owned BSCCL keen to run new cable link.(NEW CABLES)". Submarine Fiber Optic Communications. January 1, 2009. Retrieved 15 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "BTTB, BSCCL turned into public ltd cos". The New Nation. 1 July 2008. Retrieved 15 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "দেশের দ্বিতীয় সাবমেরিন কেবল". 

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