Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Sunday said they have reached a consensus with the concerned parties over taking all overhead cables underground by November.
The DSCC mayor said this after a meeting with leaders of Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB) and Cable Operators Association of Bangladesh (COAB) at Nagar Bhaban today.
The mayor said, “We want to make Dhaka free from overhead cables.”
ISPAB and COAB will start working on their own initiative to take overhead cables underground from Monday, said the mayor adding that the work will start from Dhanmondi area and will be implemented in the entire South City by November.
DSCC will extend all possible cooperation to them, said Taposh.
The DSCC also allow them to use all their infrastructures upon their request free of cost, he said.
The mayor also reiterated his hope that the entire South City would be freed from the rubble of hanging wires by next November.
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