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 Wi-Fi Could Be the 4G

Wi-Fi or an area space wireless expertise can be a fourth technology (4G) connection for digitizing rural India, Railtel organization of India Chairman and Managing Director R.okay.Bahuguna said Saturday.

“Wi-Fi is usually a 4G of rural India,” he said while conversing on the CEO Roundtable on the Aegis Graham Bell Awards 2014 supported with the aid of cellular Operators’ affiliation of India (COAI).

Formed in 2000, Railtel is a ‘mini-ratna’ executive undertaking to offer nation-wide broadband, telecom and multimedia network.

4G LTE is the fastest community connection available in India.

Wi-Fi Could Be the 4G of Rural India, Says Railtel Chief

The federal government has launched into an formidable national Optical Fibre community (NOFN) mission that goals at offering broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats in India by March 2017.

“The federal government has achieved a pilot challenge in three villages, each and every in Tripura, Rajasthan and Odisha to attach blocks via Wi-Fi in 2012,” said Bahuguna, contending Wi-Fi is pocket friendly for rural India as neatly compared to broadband.

“They have got limited utilization and Wi-Fi isn’t expensive,” he delivered.