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BSNL To Provide BharatNet Broadband To Rural Post Offices

BSNL To Provide BharatNet Broadband To Rural Post Offices

April 28, 2017 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

State run telecom operator BSNL will offer high speed broadband services to post offices in rural areas using BharatNet, telecom minister Manoj Sinha said today. All three parties – BSNL, Department of Posts and BBNL – have signed a tripartite agreement to make this happen. The MoU signed under theRead More

IIT-Madras Partners Nokia To Boost Rural Broadband

IIT-Madras Partners Nokia To Boost Rural Broadband

February 10, 2016 at 6:43 am 0 comments

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) has partnered with Nokia to create technology solutions that will enhance broadband connectivity in rural India. Under the 3-year partnership, Nokia will fund and provide technological expertise for research at IIT-M’s Center of Excellence for Wireless Technology (CEWiT). The project will evaluate the optionRead More

Reliance Jio To Replicate Punjab Broadband Model To West Bengal

Reliance Jio To Replicate Punjab Broadband Model To West Bengal

January 11, 2016 at 7:47 am 0 comments

Reliance Jio is replicating Punjab Rural Broadband Model to West Bengal whereby it will provide broadband connectivity to all 40,000 villages by end-2017. Mukesh Ambani, CMD, Reliance Jio has already said that Punjab will be the first state in the country where Reliance Jio will provide broadband connectivity to coverRead More

Tamil Nadu Moves Andhra Pradesh Way; To Invest Rs 3,000 Cr For Rural Broadband

Tamil Nadu Moves Andhra Pradesh Way; To Invest Rs 3,000 Cr For Rural Broadband

September 14, 2015 at 6:40 pm 0 comments

Tamil Nadu (TN) has become the second state after Andhra Pradesh to form a new company called Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation on the lines of AP Fiber Grid to provide rural broadband connections to all households. The Tamil Nadu government would implement BharatNet project on the lines of AP FiberRead More

FCC launches rural broadband experiments

FCC launches rural broadband experiments

July 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched experiments to explore how robust broadband can be expanded at lower cost in rural America. The experiments will inform the agency’s broader effort to expand rural broadband through its Connect America Fund. They will also inform the FCC’s efforts to ensure that consumers everyRead More