Friday, 4 February 2011
BD to earn billion dollars from outsourcing
DHAKA: Information technology and telecommunications experts hoped in a seminar that Bangladesh would earn one billion US dollars by 2015 from the outsourcing of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) with proper grooming of the fastest-growing economic sector.
“Mobile operators around the world are concentrating on their business distinctiveness. They are appointing specialized outsourcing firms for IT services, network management, customer care and billing department,” said Sukanta Dey, former president of TATA Telecom Services.
The seminar was organized by REVE Systems at Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) SoftExpo 2011 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital Thursday.
Addressing the seminar former president of BASIS Habibullah Karim said, “Bangladesh already ensured their place among 30 outsourcing destinations in the world.”
Moderating the seminar chief executive of REVE Systems M Rezaul Hasan said Bangladeshi entrepreneurs are leading in VoIP services industry.
Considering all this, outsourcing services can be taken for Bangladesh-based IT industry from the sectors around the world.
Managing Director of Agni Systems, an Internet Service Provider, Abdus Salam said Bangladesh has a huge potential in communications industries in the knowledge economy.
“But we need some changes in present rules and regulations to exploit the potentialities,” he said.
REVE Systems is connected with international market and a leading VoIP services and products provider. It has ISO certificate to provide services for telecom software, technology solution and telecommunications service providers around the world.