Tangled by cables

  • Pedestrians are having to maintain caution while walking on Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road as internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously around them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pedestrians are having to maintain caution while walking on Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road as internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously around them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cables hang from an electricity pole like spiderwebs in front of a building in Dhaka’s Banasree area, making it risky to stand on the first-floor balcony of the residence. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cables hang from an electricity pole like spiderwebs in front of a building in Dhaka’s Banasree area, making it risky to stand on the first-floor balcony of the residence. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously over a footpath in Gulshan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously over a footpath in Gulshan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Scattered internet and satellite connection cables hanging on footpath and around buildings paint a bleak picture of the area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Scattered internet and satellite connection cables hanging on footpath and around buildings paint a bleak picture of the area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Scattered internet and satellite connection cables hanging on footpath and around buildings paint a bleak picture of the area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Scattered internet and satellite connection cables hanging on footpath and around buildings paint a bleak picture of the area. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Pedestrians are having to maintain caution while walking on Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road as internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously around them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pedestrians are having to maintain caution while walking on Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road as internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously around them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A portion of Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road is completely covered with internet and satellite connection cables. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A portion of Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road is completely covered with internet and satellite connection cables. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Internet and satellite cable operators use electricity poles for connection with no dedicated space for them. Short circuits often spark flames in these poles. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Internet and satellite cable operators use electricity poles for connection with no dedicated space for them. Short circuits often spark flames in these poles. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi