Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

National Optical Fibre Network


Sea cable tender bid ‘rigged’: Panel to decide project fate

September 19, 2021 11:50 pm

As per Tema, the BSNL bid includes a condition that the technology must be repeater based tech, which is available only with 3 companies across the globe.

Bangalore internet outage issue: cable operators get 3-day notice on 'illegal' cables

May 13, 2019 4:36 pm

Bengaluru has been witnessing heavy internet outages in the last couple of weeks disrupting work of several IT firms located in India's Silicon Valley. BBMP had gone ahead with their OFC cutting drive in areas of Outer Ring Road like Sarjapur Road, Whitefield, Marathahalli, Bellandur, and Sarjapur in East Bengaluru since last month.

Under BharatNet, 1.1 lakh gram panchayats given optical fibre connectivity: Govt

February 08, 2018 3:51 pm

The government has said that optical fibre networks under its BharatNet project have been laid in 1.10 lakh villages.

Government starts BharatNet's Rs 34,000-cr Phase 2 for rural broadband connectivity

November 13, 2017 11:41 am

The government will start its second and final phase of BharatNet project today - with an outlay of around Rs 34,000 crore - to provide high-speed broadband in all panchayats by March 2019

Govt aims to double telecom footprint in India by 2020: Telecom Secretary

October 26, 2017 4:42 pm

The government is making efforts to double the reach of telecom network in the country by 2020, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said today.

Govt to set up 1 lakh common service centres in rural areas: Ravi Shankar Prasad

March 23, 2016 1:35 am

The government had revamped its scheme for CSCs by rebranding it as CSC 2.0.

National Optical Fibre Network project: Fast internet, slow implementation

March 23, 2016 6:12 am

National Optical Fibre Network project hits speed breakers as limited resource deployment by institutions, issues in co-ordination and mobilisation pushes deadline by nine months.

National Optical Fibre Network Rollout: Centre’s nod to some states going solo, bid to push rollout

January 13, 2016 6:32 am

With the NOFN rollout facing hurdles, especially right-of-way issues, the idea of states implementing their share has been welcomed by the Centre, and has the ability to speed up the ambitious project.

Mission Possible

September 08, 2015 3:02 am

But success of Digital India will need the convergence of networks and regulations.

PM Narendra Modi to review National Optical Fibre Network project tomorrow

May 10, 2015 3:41 pm

The NOFN project aims to connect 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by the end of 2016.