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  • Bangabandhu-1 satellite make its debut in SAFF Championship 2018

    Bangabandhu-1 to make its debut with SAFF C'ship

    The government has decided to deliver live coverage of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2018 via Bangabandhu-1, the country's first ever communications satellite, despite opposition from the France-based company that launched the satellite on May 11.

  • Hasina opens Bangabandhu Satellite's two ground stations

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed her firm conviction that Bangabandhu Satellite-1 would play a pivotal role in overall development of the country.

  • Bangladesh first communication satellite Bangabandhu-1

    Our own space odyssey

    Bangabandhu Satellite-1 (BS-1) is considered as a stepping stone for Bangladesh in the digital era. With the successful launch and positioning in orbit, this is a formal journey towards the space-age for this nascent country that became independent only 47 years back.

  • President Abdul Hamid

    Bangabandhu-1 will end dependency on foreign satellites: President

    President M Abdul Hamid says the Bangabandhu-1 satellite will enable Bangladesh achieve self-sufficiency in the field of broadcast and telecommunication ending dependency on foreign satellites.

  • ‘Bangabandhu-1's commercial success depends on prudent business strategy’

    Bangladesh successfully launches its first communication satellite Bangabandhu-1, opening up enormous business opportunities for the country, while experts say its commercial success depends on prudent business strategy.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Bangladesh Army

    Another milestone set with launch of Bangabandhu-1: PM

    Greeting the country's people on the occasion of launching of Bangabandhu-1, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says another milestone has been set with its launching in Bangladesh's continuous march forward.

  • Bangabandhu Satellite-1

    Bangabandhu-1: Local groundstations receive test signal

    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak confirms that following the successful deployment to geostationary orbit of the country's first communications satellite, the Bangabandhu-1, local groundstations in Gazipur and Betbunia have successfully received initial test signals from it.

  • New era begins

    The country's first communication satellite, Bangabandhu-1, is on its way to its orbital slot in space. With the launch of Bangabandhu-1, Bangladesh became the 57th country in the world and fourth in South Asia -- after India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka -- to have its own satellite in space.

  • Launching Bangabandhu Satellite

    Bangabandhu Satellite-1, the first geostationary communications satellite of Bangladesh, will be launched from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, USA. Thales Alenia Space, a French company, designed and built the satellite, which already underwent several test runs.

  • Dawn of a new era

    Bangabandhu-1 is likely to be on the way to its orbit by the time you read this report.

  • Zunaid Ahmed Palak

    Bangabandhu Satellite-1: Another dream realised, another promise kept

    We hope that with the launch of this satellite, we can inspire our next generation to become the celebrated astronauts and ground-breaking rocket scientists of the future. Bangabandhu-1 is an ambitious yet timely initiative of our visionary leader Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who has envisioned building Digital Bangladesh by 2021.

  • Bangladesh’s flagship venture Bangabandhu-1 satellite

    Bangabandhu-1 set for May-10 launch to orbit

    All technical preparations have been successfully done to send the country's first communications satellite Bangabandhu-1 to its orbit

  • Bangladesh’s flagship venture Bangabandhu-1 satellite

    Bangabandhu Satellite-1 launch schedule after test results

    Though the test results of Bangladesh's first satellite, Bangabandhu-1 was expected to be in hand by Saturday evening, the SpaceX authorities are yet to provide its results, says Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Dr Shahjahan Mahmood.

  • Govt plans to launch more satellites

    The government plans to put into orbit more satellites after successful launch of Bangabandhu-1 in order to make satellite

  • Bangabandhu-1 to be launched on May 5

    Bangabandhu-1, the first commercial satellite of the country, will be sent into orbit on May 5 and it will be ready for use within two months of launch.

  • PM receives replica of Bangabandhu satellite

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receives a replica of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 scheduled to be launched into the orbit in December next year.

  • Satellite Bangabandhu-1

    Bangladesh to send first satellite by 2016

    The government plants to develop and launch the country’s first satellite “Bangabandhu Satellite-1” by 2016, says Finance Minister AMA Muhith.

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