Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar has said that high speed broadband internet will be available in every union of the country in 2022. Except 180 remote unions, optical fiber is already being delivered to every union in the country.
The minister was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function of the fourth three-day international conference on telecommunications and photonics at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in Dhaka on Wednesday (December 22).
The conference was organized by IEE Communications Bangladesh Chapter in collaboration with BUET’s EEE Department.
Speakers at the event were IEE ICTP General Chair, Professor Ramji Prasad of Arhas University, Denmark, BUET Vice Chancellor Professor Satya Prasad Majumder, BUET EEE Department Head Professor Kamrul Hasan, IEE Bangladesh Chapter Chairman Professor M Mashiul Haque and BUET IICT Center Speakers. Does.
Noting that this international conference on telecommunications and photonics is very important, Mustafa Jabbar said, “We cannot move forward without using science and technology.” Proof of how helpful science and technology are. He noted in his speech that the discovery of a vaccine within a year of the corona epidemic was a great example.
He said that in 2022, high speed broadband internet will be available in every union of the country. Except 180 remote unions, optical fiber is already being delivered to every union in the country. He emphasized the need for the role of digital technology experts, including BUET, to initiate revolutionary changes in the agricultural economy of the country by utilizing IoT devices in agriculture and fisheries.
BUET VC highlighted the role of telecom sector in the development of digital technology and said that we need the cooperation of telecom sector for further research and innovation in this sector. He mentioned that the telecom sector would be very effective in sending their students to industrial attachments.