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Extending production benefits to OFC makers to attract investments: Polycab

The Centre should extend benefits under the ambitious production-linked incentives (PLI) scheme to the homegrown optic fibre cable (OFC) makers so that investments in the sector would further grow, and India could eventually become Atmanirbhar or self reliant.

Published:  ET Telecom
December 14, 2020, 14:40 IST

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OFC makers demand benefits under PLI scheme

Homegrown optic-fibre cable (OFC) makers have sought benefits under the Centre’s prestigious production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme following India’s aggressive roadmap for next-generation technologies particularly the fifth-generation or 5G networks.

Published:  ET Telecom
November 17, 2020, 11:13 IST

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There is tardy progress of work by most of the States, except Gujarat under the state-led model.

The target has been revised based on realistic assessment. There is tardy progress of work by most of the States, except Gujarat under the state-led model. 

Published:  ET Telecom
April 14, 2020, 09:14 IST

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Digital Village in Gujarat to become reality by 2021

Gujarat is expected to become the first Indian state to develop full-fledged Digital Village in 2021.

Published:  ET Telecom
 February 11, 2020, 16:16 IST

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ગુજરાતના 18 હજાર ગામડાઓમાં પહોંચશે ઇન્ટરનેટ, રૂપાણી સરકાર ખર્ચ કરી રહી છે 2500 કરોડ રૂપિયા

ગુજરાતના દરેક ગામડાને હાઇ બેન્ડવિડ્થ ઇન્ટરનેટ દ્વારા જોડવાની મહત્ત્વાકાંક્ષી યોજના છે, જેમાં ₹2,500 કરોડનો ખર્ચ કરવામાં આવશે. 

Published:  GSTV
January 10, 2020, 16:03 IST

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ગુજરાતના તમામ ગામડા હાઇ બેન્ડવિડ્થ ઇન્ટરનેટથી જોડાશે

ગુજરાતના દરેક ગામડાને હાઇ બેન્ડવિડ્થ ઇન્ટરનેટ દ્વારા જોડવાની મહત્ત્વાકાંક્ષી યોજના છે

Published:  ETGujarati
January 09, 2020, 16:03 IST

Gujarat looks to take e-governance to villages via 36,000 km of new optical fibre

The move is part of the second phase of Centre’s ambitious BharatNet initiative…

Published:  ETGovernment
January 09, 2020, 13:41 IST

Gujarat: ‘36,000km fibre network by March’

AHMEDABAD: To provide high-speed internet connectivity to thousands of villagers, the “An optical of 36,000km will be laid in Gujarat in the second phase, or ‘BharatNet 2’. Some 20,000km of fibre has been laid. We aim to finish the remaining 16,000km by March 2020,” said Dharmendra Sharma, director, technical and infrastructure (ITS), Gujarat Fibre Grid Network Ltd (GFGNL).

Published:  Times of India
January 09, 2020, 6:19 IST

Digital Gujarat by March 2020

AHMEDABAD: India’s Gujarat is expecting to complete the digital infrastructure initiative to offer 1 Gbps Internet by March next year, and has so far deployed 18,000 kilometre of optic-fibre cable (OFC) in a record time of 10 months with a consortium of GTPL Hathway and Polycab India Limited as well as state-owned Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) as implementing partners.

Published:  The PageOne Asia
 December 12, 2019

Gujarat, India deploys vast optical fibre-based network

The state government has laid 18,000 kilometres of the fibre under the BharatNet-II initiative so far and is part of the ambitious Digital India umbrella program.

Published:  Open Gov Asia
 December 09, 2019

BharatNet-II Deploys 18,000 Km Of Optical Fibre Network In Ten Months In Gujarat

The BharatNet-II initiative is currently underway in several states in the country, Gujarat has set up the optical fibre-based network in 3,200 gram panchayats in the state. BharatNet II is expected to be completed by mid-2020.

Published:  INC 42
 December 09, 2019

Digital India: Gujarat deploys 18,000 kilometres of fibre under BharatNet-II initiative

We have added 18,000 kilometres of fibre in a record time of 10 months with proactive support of ecosystem players including state-run Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) and vendors-consortium which has been delivering well on quality as well as quantity,” Dharmendra Sharma, Director— Gujarat Fibre Grid Network Limited (GFGNL) told ETT.

Published:  The Economic Times
 December 08, 2019

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