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ZTE is working on the Telecommunication Network Modernization Project


Bangladeshpost
Published : 03 Mar 2020 04:12 PM | Updated : 09 Sep 2020 01:21 PM

ZTE is working on a telecommunication network project for digital connectivity in Bangladesh. According to an agreement signed between BTCL and ZTE Corporation on 27th September, 2016, ZTE started working on the project from January 2019. This 3 yearlong project is worth of taka 2,57,339,56 Lakh. Of this GOB will provide 75,611,61 lakhs and 1,81,717,94 lakhs will be provided as project assistance. The loan agreement was signed between Exim Bank of China and Bangladesh's Ministry of Finance on April 10, 2018. Implementation of this MOTN project will provide a touch of modernity in service delivery, reliability of service and network maintenance.

The customer management will be made across the country by dividing IMS Core Exchange into three parts, Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna, with a capacity of 16 lakhs subscribers. Old IP exchanges will be replaced by IP-based Exchange Access gateways. Large cities in the country have optical fiber based customer and office service based systems that are expected to meet broadband services. ZTE will create a total of 8 rings in different districts including Dhaka, Chittagong to make the nationwide transmission backbone reliable. Besides, a pair of core routers will be installed in Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna.

Due to the international internet gateway in Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna, the submarine cable connection through Cox's Bazar, the submarine cable connection through Kuwakata, cable network will be established through India via Benapol.
Due to three distinct connections, data connection will be continuous in any disaster, which is very important.

 In addition, there will be a large NOC with 21 large screens, through which the network will be monitored. At the same time, ZTE will be developing a comprehensive computerized model with the support of BTCL's existing optical fiber and MOTN projects across the country. As a result, the optical fiber network status report of the country can be monitored centrally.

ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. As part of ZTE’s strategy, the company is committed to providing customers with integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value as the telecommunications and information technology sectors converge. Listed in the stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), ZTE sells its products and services in more than 160 countries.

ZTE has so far obtained 46 commercial 5G contracts in major 5G markets such as Europe, Asia Pacific and MEA (the Middle East and Africa). ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and has leadership roles in international standard-setting organizations.