Dhaka, Oct 29: Maintenance work on a submarine cable in India is underway. In consequence, web speeds could also be a bit decrease from Friday (October 30). Solely these clients in Bangladesh who use the web beneath that submarine cable in India will face this drawback.
The International Providers Administration Middle of Indian Airtel Restricted e-mailed its companion in Bangladesh on Wednesday (October 26th), saying the disruption to Web service would happen as work on the substitute and upkeep of their ITUI submarine cable begins. The upkeep actions can begin from October 30 and proceed until November 2. In consequence, this drawback can proceed for as much as four days.
Moshiur Rahman, managing director of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Firm Restricted (BSCCL), mentioned, “We’ve got no drawback with our two submarine cables. The issue could also be with the Worldwide Terrestrial Cable (ITC) operators importing bandwidth from India.
He added, “The present demand for web bandwidth within the nation is 2 thousand Gbps (gigabytes per second). Of this, one thousand 265 Gbps was taken from us. The remaining comes from India by ITC operators.
Earlier, it was knowledgeable on October 26 that the work is deliberate to begin from October 28.
Bharti Airtel Restricted additional mentioned that the schedule might change relying on the progress of the work and the climate situations.
Consultants within the sector say that in some areas, web customers can rise up to 4 days of sluggish service for upkeep work on a submarine cable connecting Singapore with Chennai.
Mashiur Rahman, head of commerce at Fiber at House International Restricted, a world Web gateway (IIG) and Worldwide Terrestrial Cable (ITC) operator, mentioned: This bandwidth involves the nation by the Benapole border. This could be a drawback for these ITCs that carry bandwidth of the iTui submarine cable from Chennai. As a result of the restore work of the hyperlink from Chennai to Singapore of ‘ITUI’ submarine cable will proceed from October 30 to November 2.
He added, ‘Though there is no such thing as a drawback with the 2 submarine cables in Bangladesh, the nation’s clients might have some issues with the pace of the Web throughout these four days. As a result of ITC operators share web bandwidth from Chennai.