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Hughes to empower 5000 Indian villages

October 14, 2020

Hughes to empower 5000 Indian villages

Hughes India, an subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, will give internet providers to 5,000 distant towns in 15 states and UTs including Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura, Manipur, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Andaman and Nicobar, and Lakshadweep utilizing ISRO’s interchanges satellites, GSAT-19 and GSAT-11, it said Tuesday.

Hughes India was granted the agreement by Bharat Broadband Nigam Ltd (BBNL), a specific reason vehicle made to actualize the legislature of India’s BharatNet venture, which endeavors to bring web network at paces of 2 to 20Mbps to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats across India.

Sarvesh Singh, CMD, BBNL said in an announcement, “BharatNet network being made by BBNL is to give moderate fast broadband access to rural residents and establishments of all the gram panchayats of the nation. We are glad to collaborate with TCIL and Hughes to use satellite broadband to associate gram panchayats that are distant or situated in difficult area”.

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