Bangabandhu-1 to open doors for massive opportunities

Bangladesh becomes a member of the exclusive club of satellite-owning countries as its first commercial satellite was launched to space in the early hours of today (Bangladesh time 2:14am), opening the doors for huge opportunities.

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Experts, policymakers and people related with the country’s most sophisticated project said this satellite will give extra pace to the digitisation process and at the same time the country will earn a huge amount of respect from foreign nations after its successful journey.

They said the country’s first geostationary communication satellite will firstly help expansion of internet and telecommunication services in remote and rugged areas which still remained beyond the coverage.