40054-012: SASEC Information Highway
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The objective of the project preparatory (PP) TA is to help SASEC countries prepare an investment project that will (i) establish robust data interchange capacity between all four SASEC members with reduced cost and an increase in reliability and competition, replacing some microwave facilities and providing efficient access, with redundancy, to submarine cables for Nepal and Bhutan, and also reduce the dependency on satellite, enhanced local peering and reduction of latency; (ii) establish ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 6358
|Approval Date||01 Dec 2006|
|Geographical Location||Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal|
Information and communication technology
ICT industries and ICT-enabled services
ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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