Total Telephone Connections In India Cross 100 Crores

Phone connections in India have crossed the one-billion mark with cell telephones representing around 978 million, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. The Minister said he has set focus to accomplish 500 million connections in the following two years.

Total Telephone Connections In India Cross 100 Crores :

“In a populace of 1.25 billion, we have got 980 million versatile connections, around 978 to be exact. We include 5-7 million new connections consistently. Our telephone integration has crossed one billion,” he said while dispatching four telecom system items made by state-run innovation focus C-DOT.


 The Minister said India has around 300 million Internet connections and he has set focus to accomplish 500 million connections in the following two years.

According to most recent information discharged by segment controller TRAI, aggregate telephone connections were 999.71 million toward the end of June 30. Remote or portable connections remained at 973.35 million amid the reported month. The administration, under National Telecom Policy 2012, has set an objective to “give moderate and dependable broadband-on-interest by the year 2015 and to accomplish 175 million broadband connections by the year 2017 and 600 million by the year 2020 at least 2 Mbps download speed”.

The Minister at the occasion dispatched long distant Wi-Fi plan, solar oriented controlled Wi-Fi plan, 100 Gbps OFC (optical fiber cable) connection and C-DOT Next Generation Network in MTNL Network. The Minister made feature approach MTNL system to dispatch and showcase ability of C-DOT NGN item. The inside claims that its 100 Gbps OFC can transmit information up to separation of 50 km without a sponsor or an enhancer.

C-DOT asserts that long distant Wi-Fi plan is equipped for giving 100 Mbps broadband velocity to clients of far off areas and can demonstrate viable in its arrangement in North-East India where network and bumpy landscape remains a test. The solar based Wi-Fi framework can work in variable information voltages and in unforgiving conditions.

Mr. Prasad said any journey for advanced strengthening would constantly flourish and establishments like C-DOT need to assume an exceptionally pivotal part. He said Digital India would get to be reality in the event that it is complimented with government’s system to support neighbourhood assembling (Make In India) and to make individuals employable (Skill India).

“I trust innovation grew by C-DoT get made an interpretation of a generally acknowledged item. I have solicited my authorities to give list from organizations where C-DOT items are being utilized and as a part of what numbers,” Mr. Prasad said.