Take 100 MWs of power, give 10 Gbps Internet speed: India-Bangladesh deal

India will supply 100 megawatt of electricity to Bangladesh in return for 10 Gigabits per second Internet bandwidth.

By:  PTI | Agartala/new Delhi

Opening a new chapter in bilateral relations, India on Wednesday began supplying electricity to Bangladesh in return for Internet bandwidth that will help connect its North Eastern states, a move that Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as historic.

India will supply 100 megawatt of electricity in return for 10 Gigabits per second Internet bandwidth.

Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina launched the twin links through video conference.

“In my opinion this is an historic occasion,” Modi said as he nudged Dhaka to join the space cooperation with India.

India, he said, is marching shoulder-to-shoulder with Bangladesh in its progress and today is the opening of a new chapter, he said.

Read more » The Indian Express
See more » http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/take-100-mws-of-power-give-10-gbps-internet-speed-indo-bangla-new-deal/

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