Andhra Pradesh CM Launches Cost-Effective High Speed Fiber Optic Broadband Internet

Amidst the growing technological development happening in the country, especially in the internet sector, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched his AP FiberNet program in Vishakhapatnam on Thursday. This comes soon after Indian Railways announced high-speed WiFi availability at all major stations in this year.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh will offer to cost-effective broadband internet to households and businesses

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Under this project, APSFL will provide users with high-speed internet connections. Naidu offered a peek into the rates by mentioning that a 15 MBPS connection could cost up to as less as ₹ 149 per month for household connections and a 100 MBPS connection would cost ₹ 999 per month for business connections.

 

State Government looks to target 1.3 crore households in the state by July of 2016

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The National Optic Fiber Network implemented by the Centre has taken up the Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project as a first of its kind trial to gauge the market and consumption of internet. The State Government has tied up with IT company Cisco for this projected.

 

The project is expected to cost ₹ 333 Crores and is expected to roll out in a gradual manner

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With the number of Internet users in India touted to hit the 371 million mark in June of 2016 according to a survey by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), this project might make a headway into the long-awaited high-speed internet facility in the country.

Digital India is sure on its way towards success at the rate things are going.


News Source: IBN Live
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