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Bangabandhu-1:Ushering into our ‘own space age’

On May 12, Bangladesh’s space age has dawned with the successful launch of Bangabandhu-1 satellite by SpaceX into orbit. An anticipated and arguably the most significant incident in the country’s ICT sector, the launching of BS-1 was earlier deterred on a number of occasions, fueling skepticism and speculation among common people. Getting


Quazi M. Murshed is an MBA graduate from IBA, Dhaka University with a Major in Finance. And an ex-cadet of Jhenidah Cadet College. He started his career in Sales and Marketing in IBM World Trade Corporation in Aug 1992. He later worked for two largest IT companies, Microsoft Corporation and

From the Editor June 2018

Dear readers, Bangladesh’s IT sector is different from other sectors. There are dreams and visions associated with it which show greater potential of realising than most other sectors at the moment. That’s why the government’s daredevil leap into the domain of satellite doesn’t feel such a leap. Concerns however exist, and

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