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RS Prasad: Govt Working to Provide Optical Fibre Connection to 6.5 Lakh Villages

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The government is working to provide optical fibre connection to 6.5 lakh villages, Minister of Communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad said adding that the country was kept going by the Information Technology mobile infrastructure during the lockdown. March 25, 2021 The government is working to provide optical fibre connection......
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Government Approves Submarine Optical Fibre Cable Project Worth INR 1072 Crore for Lakshadweep-Kochi Link

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The project envisages the provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine optical fibre cable (OFC) between Kochi and 11 Islands of Lakshadweep. December 9, 2020 The Union Cabinet has approved an undersea optical fibre cable link to connect 11 islands of Lakshadweep with Kochi in mainland India......
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BSNL and BBNL Receives INR 1500 Crore Fund to Pay Dues to Vendors

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The Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), a Rs 50,000 crore strong reserve has released INR 750 crore each to BSNL and BBNL, to make payments to their vendor-partners for deploying the fiber-based network. December 12, 2019 State-run companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) have......