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OneWeb-NewSpace India Partnership

OneWeb’s 36 Gen 1 low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites will be launched aboard ISRO’s GSLV-Mk III. Key facts In April 2022, the London-based satellite communications satellite company OneWeb entered into a partnership with the NewSpace India Limited – the commercial arm of ISRO. As part of this deal, the 14th launch of the company’s LEO satellites ..

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5G services in India

5G telephony service was rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 6th Edition of India Mobile Congress 2022 organized at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Key facts The 5G services in India will be launched in a phased manner. Initially, it will be launched in 13 cities across India. These include Delhi, Bengaluru, ..

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Hughes-ISRO satellite internet service

Hughes Communications India (HCI) and ISRO has jointly launched India’s first high-throughput satellite (HTS) broadband service. Key facts HCI – a joint venture company of US-based Hughes Network Systems and Indian telecom operator Bharati Airtel – launched the first high throughput satellite broadband internet service in India. This service would provide satellite internet to remote ..

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USA Affordable Connectivity Program

A new initiative has been announced by US President Joe Biden to expand the access to high-speed internet for low-income households across the United States for around USD 30 per month. How many broadband providers have partnered for this program? For this program, 20 broadband providers have partnered and they will be covering over 80 ..

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What is Public Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM-WANI)?

Context in Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved the setting up of Wi-Fi Networks all over India. The Public Wi-Fi Access Network Interface is called PM-WANI. The PM-WANI will promote the growth of Wi-Fi networks in the country. This is expected to unleash a massive Wi-Fi revolution in ..

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Mukesh Ambani rolls out JioFiber, offering minimum 100 Mpbs internet speed for Rs.699/month

Reliance Jio Infocomm has commercially launched its fiber-based wired broadband service called JioFiber, which offers a bundle of services such as high-speed internet, landline phone and High Definition (HD) television. Key Features of JioFiber Broadband services offer a minimum internet speed of 100 Mbps with plans starting at Rs.699 per month for 100 GB, while ..

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