2,600 more UPs to get high speed internet connections


Dhaka, April 22, 2018 (BSS) – About 2,600 more union parishads will be
brought under high speed internet connections through optical fiber cable
aiming to reach the goal of building ‘Digital Bangladesh’.

The internet connections will be given under ‘Bangladesh Government
Phase-III’ project (Info-Sarker Phase-3) of the ICT division, Posts,
Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar told a workshop today.

Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) under the ICT division arranged the
five-day workshop at a city hotel.

The objective of the Info-Sarker Phase-III project is to reach the
internet at the doorsteps of rural people.

Mustafa Jabbar formally inaugurated the workshop with executive director
of ICT division Partha Pratim Deb in the chair.

Huawei, a Chinese company, is providing all necessary supports to
implementation of this Info-Sarker Phase-3 project, which is expected to be
completed by September in 2018.

Info-Sarker Phase-3 is an extension of government ICT network to the lowest
tier of administration – union parishads – from existing network up to
upazilla (sub-district) through Info-Sarker-2 and BanglaGovNet (Info-Sarker
Phase 1) projects.

Info-Sarkar Project is the benchmark initiative to make digital
Bangladesh by connecting all people, organisations and resources of all tiers
through internet.