Source: Business Standard, Jan 16, 2018
Guwahati: The government on Tuesday said it will invest Rs 107.43 billion for improving the telecommunication network in the northeastern states and along the National Highways in the region.Union Minister of State for Telecommunications Jayant Sinha announced this while he was in Guwahati to review the implementation of BharatNet and other major telecom projects in the northeastern region.
“An amount of Rs 107.43 billion will be spent on different projects in the northeastern states to spread mobile network connectivity to different uncovered villages in the region. I hope that most of these projects will be completed by December 2018,” said Sinha. Read the rest of this entry »