Saturday, 3 January 2015

AP Govt plans to provide broadband connection to 12 million homes

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on 3 January 2015 approved a project that envisages providing state-of-the-art optical fiber network in the state and internet connection to 12 million homes.
The Fiber Grid Project, whose proposal was submitted to the Centre last month, aims to provide optical fiber network to villages and also 10-15 Mbps internet connection to 12 million homes at an affordable price, Information Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy told reporters.
He was briefing the media after a marathon cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
The government plans to register Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Corporation as a public company to execute the ambitious project and the Cabinet decided to allocate Rs 10 crore towards its initial expenses.



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