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HFCL Bags Orders from JCNL for Bharat Net Phase II

Leading Indian telecommunication systems solution provider HFCL (Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd) has bagged a work order from Jharkhand Communication Network Limited (JCNL) for the Project survey, planning, supply, installation, an end to end integration, Testing and Commissioning of the fiber optic cable network in the State of Jharkhand. The purchase order worth US$74.76million received by HFCL stipulates the implementation of…

Kerala Achieves the Status of First Digital State in India

India’s southern state of Kerala had achieved a unique status of becoming country’s first digital state by linking all villages in the state with high speed broadband networks under the scheme of BharatNet (previous National Optical Fiber Network or NOFN). Indian President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee had formally announced the achievement the state in a function to launch Digital empowerment campaign…

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TRAI Invites Comments on BharatNet Deployment

India’s telecommunication watchdog TRAI, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has issued a consultation paper on rolling out the national optical fibre network (NOFN), which has been renamed ‘BharatNet’. TRAI had issued guidelines on roll out of BharatNet on April 2015. Though the watchdog had recommended measures to roll out the network for building broadband highways for ushering in Digital India,…

Sri Lanka and Bhutan Surpass India in Broadband Penetration

India’s telecommunication regulator, TRAI reveals that the largest South Asian country, India is behind its neighbors, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan in terms of broadband penetration. This comparison shows India’s poor performance to deliver information technology services to its citizens. Though the country has been successful in creating and posing itself as a pioneer in computer software technologies, government authorities, including…

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…