All Gram Panchayats Will Be Wi-Fi Connected by October 2018: Government

All Gram Panchayats Will Be Wi-Fi Connected by October 2018: Government

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govt plans to roll out Wi-Fi programme to all Gram Panchayats with the aid of 2018.
it is going to be accomplished under the Bharat internet initiative.
approximately 800 million Indians may be blanketed by Wi-Fi offeringsby way of 2020: COAI.
all of the gram panchayats may have the Wi-Fi connectivity by way of October 2018 below the Bharat net programme, a senior authorities ofwiwireless said in New Delhi on Monday.

by way of October 2018, the plan is wi-fi coverage of all gram panchayats with Wi-Fi because the closing wireless mile answer,” Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak said in New Delhi at a round table conference on the topicstatistics Connectivity for the subsequent Billion’.

The conference was prepared on the event of the annual preferred assembly of the mobile Operatorsafwiwireless of India (COAI).

The Bharat internet initiative is committed to take the optical wirelessbre to each and each gram panchayat in subsequent three years, Deepak stated.

under the programme, Wi-Fi may be introduced, with a viability wirelessform of method, to each and every citizen at the charge of approximately Rs. 100 in keeping with month, he stated.

in the wi-first segment of this system, by using March 2017, we will have one hundred,000 gram panchayats with eightya hundred mbps connectivity with a closingwireless mile Wi-Fi, hotspot type of stopconsumer possibility to make facts to be hadto folks that do now not have access to it,” he stated.

within the subsequent segment of the plan (Bharat net), with underground wi-fibre, overhead wi-fibre, radio satellite tv for pc and the usage of country government corporation, wi-fi the electricitydistribution organizations, the plan is to completewireless insurance of all gram panchayats,” hedelivered.

on the event, COAI also released its 2015-16 annual wiwireless, which said that about 800 million Indiansmight be blanketed with the aid of wi-fi broadband offerings by means of 2020 from the modern 250 million.

Bharti Airtel’s dealing with director and CEO (India and South Asia) Gopal Vittal became on Monday elected as the new chairman of COAI at the same time as Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood took over as itsvice chairman.

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Tags: Bharat internet, COAI, digital India, net, Optical Fibre, Telecom, Wi Fi