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BTRC reverses internet outage plan to fight SSC question leaks

News Summed Up 2018-02-12 05:30:00

Telecom regulator BTRC sent instructions to mobile internet and ISP providers to suspend the limitation on the speed of the internet. Internet providers had tested a 25 kilobit per second limit on bandwidth from 10pm to 10:30pm on Sunday, effectively cutting off internet access for a half hour. The BTRC had also instructed the internet speed be restricted for two and a half hours near the start of all SSC exams. The government’s decision to restrict the internet speed after failing to stop question leaks led to significant criticism. The leaks need to be stopped at the source.”Sarker said he believes cutting off internet access will not stop the leaks.