National telecom backbone, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has established 1Gbps connectivity between India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & Nepal.
The peering interconnection link can be used to share contents among research and training centers in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & Nepal. BSNL commissioned connectivity as part of Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Information Highway Project.
|Mr. Suresh kr (GM ILD) is briefing about BSNL’s 1Gbps link between India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & Nepal
BSNL playing a vital role in South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program. The SASEC Program, set up in 2001, brings together Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka in a project-based partnership to promote regional prosperity by improving cross-border connectivity, boosting trade among member countries, and strengthening regional economic cooperation.
SASEC Information Highway Project will enhance the availability of affordable broadband Internet connections, skilled manpower, and local content and Internet applications by establishing the SASEC Regional Network, SASEC Village Network, and SASEC Research and Training Network. SASEC follows a flexible, multi-track approach to project implementation, where member countries work together to ensure that projects implemented at the national level are coordinated across borders to deliver positive results at a wider regional level.
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