Welcome Guest Login | Register | Site Map | | Make TelecomTiger my homepage     
Telecom News
Enterprise |  Policy & Regulation |  Mobiles & Tabs |  Corporate |  VAS |  People Movement  |  Technology  |  LTE
India has 472.72 million wireless Internet subscribers: Manoj Sinha
TT Correspondent |  |  26 Jul 2018

India has a total of 472.72 million wireless Internet subscribers out of which a little over 30 per cent are in rural areas, the Lok Sabha was informed.

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said as on March 31 this year, there are 472.72 million wireless Internet subscribers and out of these 328.83 million are in urban areas and 143.89 -- which comes to 30.44 per cent -- are in rural areas.

He also said that mobile Internet penetration in the country has seen "major changes" in the last four years.

The minister told the House that the government is providing connectvity to uncovered villages of the North East by errecting 7,000 telecom towers to provide connectivity to over 8,600 villages.

Other Stories in this Section
 mail this article    print this article    Show and Post comment
26 Jul 2018(IST)  
telecom tiger
Maintain Business Continuity with Cisco ASR 9000 nV Technology
It is a virtual chassis solution where a pair of ASR 9000 routers acts as a single device by maintaining a single contr...read more
Simplify Your Network with Cisco ASR 9000 nV Technology
With the new Cisco Network Virtualization (nV) technology in the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers, se...read more
Cisco Small Cell Solution: Reduce Costs, Improve Coverage
It is designed to address the challenge of mobile service coverage and to expand network capacity...read more
Other Stories of the Day