>Bangladesh gradually becomes popular outsourcing destination


BANGLADESH is gradually becoming part of the global outsourcing and software services destination for global corporations, officials at Gitex told Gulf News.

“Software export has achieved the highest growth in recent years, as more than 100 software and IT service companies are exporting their services to 30 countries,” a spokesperson from Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (Basis), the national trade association representing software and IT services companies of Bangladesh, Saifur Rahman, Business Editor of Gulf News reports.

Bangladesh is now connected to Submarine Cable Network SEA-ME-WE-4, which provides an internet bandwidth of 24 GB. Currently, all the major cities within the country are connected through high-speed fibre optic backbone. All parts of the country are accessible though internet provided by the ‘last mile connectivity’ through wireless (GPRS/Edge or Wi-Max technology).

“Currently, there are about 500 software development companies active in Bangladesh, employing more than 5,000 qualified professionals,” Tauhidul Haque, manager of software services, at Leadsoft, told Gulf News yesterday.


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