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GramNet

The Minister of State for Communications has reiterated the government’s commitment to provide Wi-Fi in all the villages through GramNet with connectivity between 10 Mbps to 100 Mbps speed. Initiatives to Provide Broadband Connectivity BharatNet – Providing 1 Gbpsto Gram Panchayats upgradeable to 10 Gbps GramNet – Connecting all key rural development institutions with 10 ..

BSNL unveils Bharat fibre for high speed broadband Internet service in Pulwama

The state-owned telecom firm, BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) became the 1st operator to start optical fibre-based high-speed broadband service ‘Bharat Fibre’ in Pulwama. The Bharat Fibre services with reliable and high-speed internet are provided on the optical fibre by FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) service up to the customer premises. The service has launched on a revenue ..

BSNL becomes first operator to start optical fibre-based high-speed broadband service in Pulwama with launch of ‘Bharat Fibre’

State-owned telecom firm BSNL has become the first operator to start optical fibre-based high-speed broadband service in Pulwama with launch of ‘Bharat Fibre’. This is the first such FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) service deployment in the (Kashmir) Valley under this unique revenue share model. The Bharat Fibre services are provided on the optical fibre right up to ..

Government of India (GoI) launches 5,000 Wi-Fi Choupals in villages

The Government of India (GoI) has launched 5,000 Wi-Fi Choupals in villages and delivery of rail tickets through Common Service Centres (CSCs). It was inaugurated by Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi on June 11, 2018. The move is aimed at transforming rural Internet connectivity through BharatNet. The WiFi Choupals will ..

Department of Telecommunications organizes National Conference on utilization models leveraging BharatNet infrastructure

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is organizing a National Conference with the State Governments and Service Providers to brainstorm and showcase various utilization models leveraging BharatNet infrastructure in New Delhi on November 13, 2017. The Conference will be attended by IT Ministers and IT Secretaries from States. In it, DoT will sign Memorandum of Understanding ..

Broadband connectivity to 250,000 villages by Nov 2013

In order to improve public delivery mechanism in the country, the Indian government will connect 250,000 gram panchayats with broadband within 16 months. The government has also assured that 58 pilots projects under implementation in Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura to make available broadband connectivity, would be accomplished in next 4months. The broadband connectivity for ..

PM’s Office to set up coordination committee to provide e-governance to gram panchayats

The PMO has planned to establish a coordination committee to attend to diverse aspects of broadband services for panchayats. This will be implemented through a network being set up at an expense Rs 20,000. The creation of the network is a part of the government’s endeavor to provide e-Governance at the panchayat level as it ..