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How does the JioFiber work?

The JioFiber is the latest technology offering by the Jio Group of Reliance. As per a statement put out by the Reliance Group, the JioFiber supports a superior internet experience to let the users explore the Digital world to the fullest. The JioFiber is a futuristic technology which will allow the ultimate broadband experience of ..

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 ..

Union Cabinet approves National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP) 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP) 2018 which aims to provide universal broadband connectivity at 50 megabit per second (MBPS) to every citizen. It will also provide one Gbps connectivity to all Gram Panchayats by 2020 and 10 Gbps by 2022. This estimated speed is much faster than the present ..

Draft National Telecom Policy, 2018

The draft of National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018 aka National Digital Communications Policy 2018 has been uploaded for public consultations on the Department of Telecom’s (DoT) The draft said the Policy aims to accomplish some of the strategic objectives by 2022 including — Provisioning of Broadband for all, creating four million additional jobs in the ..

AP government signs an agreement with Alphabet InC.’s X for Fiber grid project

The Andhra Pradesh government has signed an agreement with Alphabet InC.’s X to bring the Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) technology in the state. The purpose of the FSOC is to provide internet through the government Fiber grid project. By using FSOC technology, the state will be able to use better bandwidth data to every ..

India ranked 40 in 2017 Global Competitiveness Rankings (GCR)

India has been ranked the 40th out of 137 countries at the 2017 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), which is compiled by the World Economic Forum (WEF). According to the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2017-2018, India’s performance improved in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) indicators, particularly Internet bandwidth per user, mobile phone and broadband subscriptions, and ..

TRAI releases consultation note for deployment of public Wi-Fi hotspot

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had released a consultation paper on “Proliferation of Broadband through Public Wi-Fi Networks” on 13th July 2016. The plan is to provide broadband access to the underserved across the country by making public Wi-Fi hotspots commonly available. The proposal will help to provide Wi-Fi access at the grassroots ..