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Dec 13, 2018
10,775 gram panchayats in the country have active WiFi hotospots: Manoj SinhaService providers have installed WiFi hotspots in 39,359 gram panchayats under the WiFi Choupal initiative.
Jun 23, 2018
Rural finance: Subsidies, entitlements and the problem of digital linkages in BundelkhandSilicon Valley dreams seem very far away in rural Bundelkhand.
May 18, 2018
Job cuts in telecom sector: Narendra Modi government promises to re-train, redeploy those sacked by telcosSome estimates peg the number of job losses in the sector, which has been passing through choppy waters at over 90,000.
Apr 14, 2018
Gap between skilled and unskilled, rural and urban, online and offline is reducing; Bharat no longer backbencher of growth storyProactive and agile policy frameworks have already played a key role in India’s growth based on utilising its technological framework and are now leading to an empowered Bharat.
Mar 22, 2018
India requires a better fibre network to increase bandwidth delivery and internet speeds to people: TRAIThe TRAI has suggested the government to implement the BharatNet project — an initiative to provide high-speed broadband connections to all panchayats.
Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: DoT-supported testing facility at IIT Madras to help speed up 5G roll-out process in IndiaNasscom welcomed the establishment of a 5G-test bed, saying that this will enable India leap-frog in areas of emerging technologies globally.
Jan 17, 2018
Department of Telecom to invest Rs 10,743 crore in improving telecom connectivity in Northeast IndiaThe Telecom Commission in its recent meeting has approved a comprehensive strategy to implement BharatNet in the northeast region, said Manoj Sinha.
Dec 29, 2017
Govt approves Rs 4,066 crore for internet services in gram panchayats under BharatNet: Manoj SinhaAs on 24 Dec, the govt provided optical fibre connectivity to 1,08,237 GPs by laying 2,52,547 km Optical Fibre Cable
Nov 30, 2017
Digital India to give internet access to all; BharatNet to connect six lakh villages: Manoj SinhaTelecom minister Manoj Sinha said the Digital India push was meant to serve the poor and protect their interests.
Nov 13, 2017
BharatNet project: Govt to start Rs 34,000 cr final phase today, 1.5 lakh gram panchayats to be connected by 2019The second phase of BharatNet will double the existing optical fibre footprint in the country and generate employment of 10 crore mandays during the roll out of the project.