Thursday, May 26, 2022


USOF signs agreement with BSNL for high speed internet access to North Eastern states

For making available high quality and high speed internet access to the States of North Eastern Region of the country, Universal Service Obligation Fund USOF has signed an Agreement with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited BSNL today for hiring of 10 Gbps International Bandwidth for Internet Connectivity to Agartala from Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited BSCCL Bangladesh through Cox Bazar and Kuakata.

Commenting on the development, Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said, citizens will get high-speed internet connectivity for better access to e-services in the North Eastern states.

Under the Agreement, USOF will provide financial support to BSNL for a period of three years for hiring the International Bandwidth. The availability of high speed internet access will help the citizens in accessing various e-services such as e-governance, e-education, e-health, e-commerce, e-banking, etc.


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