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Cellular Connectivity has Reached Greater than 6 Lakh Villages in India

Cellular Connectivity has Reached Greater than 6 Lakh Villages in India


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Telecom operators in addition to the federal government by USOF (Common Service Obligation Fund) try to attach all of the villages with cell networks. Up to now, greater than 6 lakh villages in India have cell connectivity. However a variety of work continues to be left as there are about 27,831 villages within the nation that do not have cell networks. BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Restricted) is supplied funds through USOF to convey cell networks to such villages.

Ashwini Vaishnaw, union IT and telecom minister, mentioned in a written reply to Lok Sabha, “As on September ‘2023, out of 6,44,131 villages, round 6,16,300 variety of villages are having cell connectivity within the nation, together with 42,733 villages having cell connectivity within the State of Rajasthan.”

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Nonetheless, not the entire linked villages have 4G networks. That’s the reason the Indian authorities is working with varied schemes, together with the 4G saturation undertaking to convey high-speed 4G networks to those villages. Bharti Airtel, earlier this 12 months mentioned that it had recognized round 60,000 villages to deploy 4G websites.

Reliance Jio can be investing in bringing 4G networks to rural landscapes. Then there’s BharatNet (now merged with BSNL), which is attempting to convey fiber web connectivity to all of the villages and gram panchayats in India. By way of the BharatNet initiative, already 2,07,592 gram panchayats have been linked with fiber. The BharatNet undertaking can be funded by the USOF.

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With units akin to JioPhone Prime and JioPhone, Reliance Jio will attempt to purchase extra prospects in rural India. Thus, the telco would additional make investments aggressively in its retail channels to verify its telephones attain the darkest corners of the nation and if there is a prepared ecosystem of units, Jio would not thoughts investing in cell networks in new rural areas.



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