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BharatNet implementation has been slow, riddled with shortcomings; needs urgent remedial action to democratise internet access
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BharatNet implementation has been slow, riddled with shortcomings; needs urgent remedial action to democratise internet access

Bharat Broadband Network Limited should function as a coordinating authority, rather than performing full implementation functions.

Next billion users will come from India: Google, Facebook and others can't afford to ignore them
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Next billion users will come from India: Google, Facebook and others can't afford to ignore them

India is and will remain a “must-present market” on every organisation’s strategic roadmap for the next two decades

Digital platform helps Maharashtra save Rs 12k cr in farm loan waiver, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
Business

Digital platform helps Maharashtra save Rs 12k cr in farm loan waiver, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra is launching a programme which is a virtual life cycle management for every farmer.

Bharat Net broadband project not utilised in many states: Telecom Secretary
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Bharat Net broadband project not utilised in many states: Telecom Secretary

Of 27,919 Gram Panchayats in UP connected through fibre cables, only 151 Panchayats have utilised the services.

Telecom Commission wants clarification and details on recommendations of IMG
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Telecom Commission wants clarification and details on recommendations of IMG

The Telecom Commission sought clarification and more details on the recommendations of the inter-ministerial group on deferred spectrum payment liability.

India takes the 43rd position in Huawei Global Connectivity Index for 50 countries
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India takes the 43rd position in Huawei Global Connectivity Index for 50 countries

The report notes that India has lagged in the broadband assessment, but there has been a slight increase in the affordability of high speed internet access.

India plans to connect every village with high-speed broadband by 2018
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India plans to connect every village with high-speed broadband by 2018

India aims to bring high-speed digital connectivity to every village by 2018 and is keen to share expertise in the area with other nations, the government said on Tuesday.

Budget 2017: With Rs 10,000 crore allocated to Bharat Net; there is still a long way to go
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Budget 2017: With Rs 10,000 crore allocated to Bharat Net; there is still a long way to go

With Rs 10,000 crore allocated to Bharat Net in 2017 Budget; there's a lot more to be done here than you, myself and the government can imagine.

Budget 2017: Bharat Net allocation moves up to Rs 10,000 cr for 2017-18
Business

Budget 2017: Bharat Net allocation moves up to Rs 10,000 cr for 2017-18

Under the Bharat Net, optical fibre has been laid in 1,55,000 kms

Budget 2017: You know things have changed for good, when Jaitley used the word 'data mining' in Parliament
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Budget 2017: You know things have changed for good, when Jaitley used the word 'data mining' in Parliament

The constant thread in Jaitley Budget speech of 2017 was the government’s immense faith in the transformative potential of technology