1.25 Lakh Gram Panchayats to Get High-Speed Broadband Services by March 2019 Under BharatNet

The Indian government is working hard on bringing high-speed broadband connectivity to gram panchayats across the country under...

250,000 Gram Panchayats to Get Broadband Connectivity Under BharatNet by December 2018

The Department of Telecom (DoT) advanced the deadline to December-end for delivering broadband connectivity to all village panchayats...

Trai Submits Plan Outlining Open Architecture Based Wi-Fi to Government

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is seeking a chance to develop public Wi-Fi hotspots by slashing...

Govt Approves Rs 4,066 Crore to Ensure Last Mile Connectivity; BSNL to Add New Towers: Manoj Sinha

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said that the Indian government had approved Rs 4,066 crore for providing last mile...

Indian Govt Kicks Off Second Phase of BharatNet Phase With Participation From Jio, Airtel, Voda & Idea

The government on Monday has kicked off the second phase of the BharatNet project with an outlay of...

TRAI weighs options for increased private involvement in BharatNet, but are the telcos ready?

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is weighing ways to increase the involvement of private players in...