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Telecom Department Puts Forth Rules to Maintain Overhead Optical Fibre Cables

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The recent amendment presents a recommendation of a one-time compensation of INR 1,000 per kilometre for the laying of overhead OFC lines. October 29, 2021 The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has amended the Indian Telegraph Right of Way (RoW) Rules (November 2016), by clearly outlining a framework regarding the laying......
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Tamil Nadu to Launch BharatNet in 12,534 Panchayats

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The Tamil Nadu Information Technology department is going to introduce the BharatNet program in 12,534 villages panchayats to improve connectivity in the rural areas. August 19, 2021 With the aim to enhance connectivity in the rural areas, Tamil Nadu Information Technology (IT) department is going to introduce the BharatNet program......
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PCT International Receives Advanced Shielding Patent

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The new patented technology is for a range of cable applications such as – broadband coaxial, security, Ethernet, and HDMI. August 13, 2021 PCT International has been awarded a new patent for coaxial cable from the USPTO (the United States Patent and Trademark Office). The innovative patent provides enhanced shielding......
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BBNL Issues Global Tender for the BharatNet Project

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The government will provide a maximum grant of INR 19,041 crore as Viability Gap Funding (VGF) July 30, 2021 Bharat Broadband Network (BBNL), on behalf of the Department of Telecommunications, has released a global tender for the development work of BharatNet through a Public-Private Partnership model across 16 states in......
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PE Companies in Early Talks to Invest in Vodafone Idea’s Optic Fibre, and Data Centre Assets

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Vodafone Idea has one data centre in Navi Mumbai and it has around 160,000 km of optic fibre. July 08, 2021 Private equity (PE) companies TPG Global, Apollo Global, and Carlyle Group among other private equity giants are in early talks with Vodafone Idea to invest in the telco’s optic......
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Vodafone Idea begins 5G trials in Pune, Gandhinagar with Nokia, Ericsson

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The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had recently allocated a 5G trial spectrum in the 700 MHz, 3.5 GHz, and 26 GHz bands to Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone Idea. July 08, 2021 Vodafone Idea, India’s third-largest telecom operator, has started 5G trials in Pune and Gandhinagar in partnership with European......
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FM Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Rs 19,000 crore Additional Outlay for BharatNet

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When all the gram panchayats have been connected by the dedicated optical fibre network, last-mile connectivity to all villages will be provided by the commercial telecom operators. June 29, 2021 With the aim to provide a boost to the Digital India initiative, Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman has announced more......
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TSSC Partners with CSC to Train 1 Lakh Rural Youth for Maintenance of BharatNet

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The training will be conducted through CSC Academy and will focus on providing VLEs as well as rural youth with knowledge about optical fiber applications, splicing of optical fiber, installation of optical fiber cables, along with entrepreneurship and soft skills training. June 22, 2021 Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) has......
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Joe Biden Calls for USD 100 Billion to Expand U.S. Broadband Access

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The White House stated that President Biden’s plan would build “future proof” broadband infrastructure in unserved areas and focus support on networks owned, operated by, or affiliated with local governments, non-profits, and co-operatives” and noted they have “less pressure to turn profits. May 31, 2021 President Joe Biden called on......
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Jio’s IAX and IEX Projects to Address Region’s Data Revolution

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Bringing India at the center of two new subsea cable systems to support exponential data growth — Jio collaborates with several key global partners to lay two new marine data cables of 16000 kilometres. May 17, 2021 Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (Jio), India’s leading 4G and mobile broadband digital service......