October 31, 2020 7:08 am
The Indian Express had on October 29 reported that Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society, the nodal agency tasked with monitoring the project, had overruled decisions of its two past CEOs, and decided not to levy penalty on Tata Projects despite the company not meeting mutually-agreed milestones.
October 19, 2020 7:39 pm
Under the Ghar Tak Fibre scheme, Bihar has to provide at least five fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections per village, while there should also be at least one WiFi hotspot per village.
October 07, 2020 12:29 am
Under BharatNet phase two, Punjab had connected and made all of its 4,754 GPs service ready as of September 30, while it had laid 11,807 km of optical fibre to connect these areas, the data showed.
August 13, 2020 12:26 am
“We are yet to receive the full and final payments from the revival package. Our plans to float government backed bonds are also stuck due to this (Covid) situation,” a senior BSNL official said.
August 10, 2020 1:58 am
Following meetings in the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) between officials from BBNL and CSC, the two agencies decided it was in everyone’s best interest if CSC continued to work on last mile connectivity under BharatNet as agreed.
July 28, 2020 12:38 am
The new deadline for the project is August 2021.
July 23, 2020 12:41 am
The CSCs are a special purpose vehicle for essential services such as banking, insurance, and education.
July 15, 2020 11:13 am
Data consumption under BharatNet across the country in the April-June quarter was 5.52 lakh gigabyte (GB) as compared to 2.47 lakh GB in January-March.
July 12, 2020 5:12 am
Contractors allege Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s (MeitY) Common Service Centres (CSC) were exercising a monopoly by providing services at nonviable costs.
June 28, 2020 12:52 am
The tender got mired in controversy with allegations of corruption and charge raised by Chennai-based Arappor Iyakkam, that changes in the tender were made to favour a few companies.