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Signing of MoU on cards for implementation of BharatNet Phase II

14 November 2017, 02:17 | Winston Chapman

Signing of MoU on cards for implementation of BharatNet Phase II

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Through BharatNet, Government aims to provide high-speed broadband connections to gram panchayats.by the end of 2019. Private telecom firms will use this money for setting up WiFi in rural areas.

Though, the government move encourages domestic companies, it is seen as a snub to Chinese telecommunication equipment manufacturers such as Huawei, ZTE and others who are working with Indian private carriers.

During launch, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said, "We are truly moving towards a digital future. This centre, with around 100 Mbps bandwidth, is equipped to provide tele-medicine-remote medical consultancy, tele-education, entertainment, digital payments and e-governance services, empowering the people in these villages and achieving the vision of Digital India", a senior official from the company told BusinessLine.

Aiming to provide high-speed broadband connectivity in all panchayats by the end of March 2019, the government is all set to launch its second phase of the BharatNet project, with an outlay of Rs 34,000 crore, on Monday, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said here on Sunday. This is a new element of the BharatNet strategy as the mode of connectivity by aerial OFC has several advantages, including lower cost, speedier implementation, easy maintenance and utilization of existing power line infrastructure.

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"BharatNet Phase I is 90 per cent completed".

Broadband infrastructure on optical fibre network has been made available in over 1 lakh Gram Panchayats across the country as part of BharatNet Phase I. The state governments shall be sharing their plans for leveraging the BharatNet infrastructure. "We expect telecom operators to provide at least 2 megabit per second speed to rural households". The last mile connectivity to citizens was proposed to be provided creating Wi-Fi hotspots in gram panchayats. Some of the Wi-fi hotspots may not be commercially viable initially. So, we will provide viability gap funding of around $550 million (around Rs 3600 crore) to telecom operators.

The government signed agreement with seven states - Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand - which will roll out the project on their own with partial funding from the central government.



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