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Rural India Witnesses Surge in Data Usage

Two weeks into lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, Indian villages are witnessing a surge in data consumption. Local news media reports a data consumption jump of nearly 100 percent in rural India after the lockdown was announced by the Central government.

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India Starts Digitalization of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Indian Government is planning to digitalize its remote and isolated islands of Andaman and Nicobar region. A proposal from the Communications Ministry got approval from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate this week to deploy fiber optic cables and Wifi equipment in the islands. Communication Ministry has been waiting for the approval to deploy 2,200 kilometers of optical fiber cables to connect the islands with the mainland and between the islands. The new cable system will provide the required infrastructure to deliver high-speed internet in the islands. The initial plan is to connect and digitize eight islands of Andaman and Nicobar.

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Connect Broadband Partners with Huawei for Fiber Project

India based broadband services provider Connect Broadband has partnered with Huawei to create Fiber Connected Smart homes. Under this partnership program, renowned builders and architects were invited to witness the benefits of FTTH technology over legacy technologies and were provided with technical know-how on deploying fiber cables in buildings at the time of construction.

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 1

Cities tired of holding back high-speed Internet Fiber optic service would be particularly useful for industrial recruiting. While CDE’s standard residential package is 50 Mbps, the utility also offers 100 … FCC ruling shows how the Internet has become vital to society And since private companies wouldn’t build a fiber-optic network for the city, the council chose to have the…